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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2010 Citroen C5

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Citroen C5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Citroen C5 would be higher. At 2,946 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Citroen C5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Citroen C5 (204 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Citroen C5 should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Buick LaCrosse weights approximately 185 kg more than 2010 Citroen C5.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Citroen C5 (285 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2010 Citroen C5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Buick LaCrosse 2010 Citroen C5
Make Buick Citroen
Model LaCrosse C5
Year Released 2012 2010
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 2946 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 204 HP
Engine RPM 6700 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 233 Nm 285 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 1555 kg
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 66 L


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