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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer vs. 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser

To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser would be higher. At 2,982 cc (4 cylinders), 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser (161 HP @ 3400 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser should accelerate faster than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser weights approximately 575 kg more than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 Land Cruiser (343 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 145 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer. (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer.

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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser
Make Mitsubishi Toyota
Model Lancer Land Cruiser
Year Released 2012 2000
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2982 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 148 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3400 RPM
Torque 198 Nm 343 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type CVT Automatic
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1325 kg 1900 kg
Vehicle Length 4572 mm 4300 mm
Vehicle Width 1763 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1491 mm 1870 mm
Wheelbase Size 2634 mm 2370 mm


 

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