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2008 Nissan X-Trail vs. 2006 Nissan Primera

To start off, 2008 Nissan X-Trail is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Nissan Primera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Nissan Primera would be higher. At 2,184 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Nissan X-Trail is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Nissan Primera (138 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 2008 Nissan X-Trail. (134 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Nissan Primera should accelerate faster than 2008 Nissan X-Trail. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Nissan X-Trail weights approximately 192 kg more than 2006 Nissan Primera.

Because 2008 Nissan X-Trail is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Nissan Primera. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Nissan X-Trail 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, 2008 Nissan X-Trail (300 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 107 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Nissan Primera. (193 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Nissan X-Trail will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Nissan Primera.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Nissan X-Trail 2006 Nissan Primera
Make Nissan Nissan
Model X-Trail Primera
Year Released 2008 2006
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2184 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 193 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 80.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 180 km/hour 205 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.5 seconds 9.6 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1600 kg 1408 kg
Vehicle Length 4520 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.4 L/100km 8.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 62 L


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