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2012 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2012 Scion tC

To start off, both 2012 Saab 03-Sep and 2012 Scion tC were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Scion tC is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Saab 03-Sep (220 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2012 Scion tC. (180 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2012 Scion tC. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 212 kg more than 2012 Scion tC. 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, 2012 Saab 03-Sep (349 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 115 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Scion tC. (234 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 2012 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Scion tC.

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2012 Saab 03-Sep 2012 Scion tC
Make Saab Scion
Model 03-Sep tC
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Station Wagon Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 220 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 349 Nm 234 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4100 RPM
Fuel Type Flex Fuel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1600 kg 1388 kg
Fuel Consumption 7.1 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 55 L


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