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2009 Nissan Armada vs. 2006 Nissan Micra

To start off, 2009 Nissan Armada is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Nissan Micra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Nissan Micra would be higher. At 5,551 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Armada is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Armada (317 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 253 more horse power than 2006 Nissan Micra. (64 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Armada should accelerate faster than 2006 Nissan Micra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan Armada weights approximately 393 kg more than 2006 Nissan Micra. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Nissan Armada is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Nissan Micra. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Armada 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, 2009 Nissan Armada (522 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 362 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Nissan Micra. (160 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Armada will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Nissan Micra. 2009 Nissan Armada has automatic transmission and 2006 Nissan Micra has manual transmission. 2006 Nissan Micra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Nissan Armada will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Armada 2006 Nissan Micra
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Armada Micra
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5551 cc 1461 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 522 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 18.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1442 kg 1049 kg
Vehicle Length 5280 mm 3720 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1990 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 3140 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 16.8 L/100km 4.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 106 L 46 L


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