2008 Ford Galaxy vs. 2007 Nissan Sentra

To start off, 2008 Ford Galaxy is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Nissan Sentra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Nissan Sentra would be higher. At 1,999 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Nissan Sentra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Ford Galaxy (143 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 2007 Nissan Sentra. (140 HP @ 5100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Ford Galaxy should accelerate faster than 2007 Nissan Sentra.

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, 2007 Nissan Sentra (200 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Ford Galaxy. (185 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2007 Nissan Sentra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Ford Galaxy.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Ford Galaxy 2007 Nissan Sentra
Make Ford Nissan
Model Galaxy Sentra
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type Minivan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 1999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 143 HP 140 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 185 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 80.3 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1770 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2770 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.2 L/100km 7.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 55 L


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