2009 Audi TT vs. 2005 Nissan Maxima

To start off, 2009 Audi TT is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Nissan Maxima. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Nissan Maxima would be higher. At 3,491 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Nissan Maxima is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Nissan Maxima (265 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 2009 Audi TT. (250 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Nissan Maxima should accelerate faster than 2009 Audi TT. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Nissan Maxima weights approximately 638 kg more than 2009 Audi TT. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Audi TT is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Nissan Maxima. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Audi TT 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, 2005 Nissan Maxima (346 Nm) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Audi TT. (320 Nm). This means 2005 Nissan Maxima will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Audi TT.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Audi TT 2005 Nissan Maxima
Make Audi Nissan
Model TT Maxima
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3189 cc 3491 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 265 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 346 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 96 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.9 mm 81 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.3:1 10.3:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 936 kg 1574 kg
Vehicle Length 4180 mm 4920 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.8 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.4 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 76 L


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