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2006 Chevrolet SSR vs. 1997 Nissan Crew

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet SSR is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1997 Nissan Crew. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1997 Nissan Crew would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Chevrolet SSR is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet SSR (401 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 272 more horse power than 1997 Nissan Crew. (129 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet SSR should accelerate faster than 1997 Nissan Crew. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1997 Nissan Crew weights approximately 162 kg more than 2006 Chevrolet SSR.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 2006 Chevrolet SSR (542 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 367 more torque (in Nm) than 1997 Nissan Crew. (175 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet SSR will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1997 Nissan Crew.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet SSR 1997 Nissan Crew
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model SSR Crew
Year Released 2006 1997
Body Type Pickup Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 401 HP 129 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 175 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1078 kg 1240 kg
Vehicle Length 4870 mm 4600 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2950 mm 2670 mm


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