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2012 Fiat Grande Punto vs. 2000 Toyota Tundra

To start off, 2012 Fiat Grande Punto is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Tundra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Tundra would be higher. At 4,663 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Tundra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Tundra (242 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 123 more horse power than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. (119 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra should accelerate faster than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Tundra weights approximately 720 kg more than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Tundra is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Tundra will offer significantly more control. 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, 2000 Toyota Tundra (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 220 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. (206 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Tundra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. 2000 Toyota Tundra has automatic transmission and 2012 Fiat Grande Punto has manual transmission. 2012 Fiat Grande Punto will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Toyota Tundra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Fiat Grande Punto 2000 Toyota Tundra
Make Fiat Toyota
Model Grande Punto Tundra
Year Released 2012 2000
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1368 cc 4663 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 119 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 206 Nm 426 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 72 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1230 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4040 mm 5530 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 3270 mm


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