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2012 Buick LaCrosse vs. 2013 Toyota Sienna

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sienna is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2012 Buick LaCrosse. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2012 Buick LaCrosse would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sienna is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sienna (262 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sienna should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sienna weights approximately 225 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2013 Toyota Sienna (332 Nm @ 4700 RPM) has 99 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sienna will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Buick LaCrosse 2013 Toyota Sienna
Make Buick Toyota
Model LaCrosse Sienna
Year Released 2012 2013
Body Type Sedan Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 262 HP
Engine RPM 6700 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 233 Nm 332 Nm
Torque RPM 4900 RPM 4700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline / Electric Hybrid Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed shiftable automatic 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 1965 kg
Vehicle Length 5001 mm 5085 mm
Vehicle Width 1857 mm 1985 mm
Vehicle Height 1504 mm 1811 mm
Wheelbase Size 2837 mm 3030 mm
Fuel Consumption 6.5 L/100km 7.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 9.4 L/100km 11.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 79 L


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