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2008 Nissan X-Trail vs. 2005 Nissan Terrano II

To start off, 2008 Nissan X-Trail is newer by 3 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 2,389 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Nissan Terrano II is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Nissan X-Trail (134 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. (117 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Nissan X-Trail 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 25 kg more than 2008 Nissan X-Trail.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2008 Nissan X-Trail (300 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 103 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Nissan Terrano II. (197 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Nissan X-Trail will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Nissan Terrano II.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Nissan X-Trail 2005 Nissan Terrano II
Make Nissan Nissan
Model X-Trail Terrano II
Year Released 2008 2005
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2184 cc 2389 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 117 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 197 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1600 kg 1625 kg
Vehicle Length 4520 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1860 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2660 mm


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