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2004 Daihatsu Cuore vs. 2009 Nissan Qashqai

To start off, 2009 Nissan Qashqai is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Daihatsu Cuore. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Daihatsu Cuore would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Qashqai is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Qashqai (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 93 more horse power than 2004 Daihatsu Cuore. (55 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Qashqai should accelerate faster than 2004 Daihatsu Cuore. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan Qashqai weights approximately 720 kg more than 2004 Daihatsu Cuore. 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, 2009 Nissan Qashqai (320 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Daihatsu Cuore. (91 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Qashqai will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Daihatsu Cuore.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Daihatsu Cuore 2009 Nissan Qashqai
Make Daihatsu Nissan
Model Cuore Qashqai
Year Released 2004 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 989 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 55 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 91 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 72.1 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 15.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 800 kg 1520 kg
Vehicle Length 3420 mm 4320 mm
Vehicle Width 1480 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1620 mm
Wheelbase Size 2380 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.8 L/100km 7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 36 L 65 L


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