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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier vs. 2004 Nissan X-Trail

To start off, both 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier and 2004 Nissan X-Trail were released in the same year (2004). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,485 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Nissan X-Trail is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Nissan X-Trail (163 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. (140 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Nissan X-Trail should accelerate faster than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Nissan X-Trail weights approximately 220 kg more than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Nissan X-Trail is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Nissan X-Trail 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, 2004 Nissan X-Trail (230 Nm) has 27 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier. (203 Nm). This means 2004 Nissan X-Trail will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2004 Nissan X-Trail
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model Cavalier X-Trail
Year Released 2004 2004
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2286 cc 2485 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 163 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 203 Nm 230 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1274 kg 1494 kg
Vehicle Length 4600 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.8 L/100km 9.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 53 L 60 L


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