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1991 Audi S2 vs. 1989 Nissan Pintara

To start off, 1991 Audi S2 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Nissan Pintara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Nissan Pintara would be higher. At 2,226 cc (5 cylinders), 1991 Audi S2 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Audi S2 (216 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 105 more horse power than 1989 Nissan Pintara. (111 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 should accelerate faster than 1989 Nissan Pintara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Audi S2 weights approximately 260 kg more than 1989 Nissan Pintara. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Audi S2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1989 Nissan Pintara. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 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, 1991 Audi S2 (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM) has 141 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Nissan Pintara. (168 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1991 Audi S2 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Nissan Pintara. 1989 Nissan Pintara has automatic transmission and 1991 Audi S2 has manual transmission. 1991 Audi S2 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1989 Nissan Pintara will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 1989 Nissan Pintara
Make Audi Nissan
Model S2 Pintara
Year Released 1991 1989
Engine Size 2226 cc 1974 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 216 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 168 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1160 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2560 mm


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