2005 Nissan Micra vs. 2001 Nissan Cima
To start off, 2005 Nissan Micra is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Nissan Cima. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Nissan Cima would be higher. At 4,500 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Nissan Cima is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Nissan Cima weights approximately 723 kg more than 2005 Nissan Micra.
Because 2001 Nissan Cima is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2001 Nissan Cima. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Nissan Micra, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.
Compare all specifications:
|2005 Nissan Micra||2001 Nissan Cima|
|Engine Size||1386 cc||4500 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||88 HP||0 HP|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline - Premium||Gasoline|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||3 doors||4 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||1047 kg||1770 kg|
|Vehicle Length||3720 mm||5000 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1670 mm||1850 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1550 mm||1500 mm|