2005 Nissan Terrano II vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Nissan Terrano II. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Nissan Terrano II would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. (116 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Nissan Terrano II weights approximately 194 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 2005 Nissan Terrano II is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Nissan Terrano II 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, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. (197 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2005 Nissan Terrano II has manual transmission. 2005 Nissan Terrano II will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Nissan Terrano II 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Nissan Honda
Model Terrano II CR-V
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2388 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 116 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 197 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4630 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2619 mm


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