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2009 Nissan Armada vs. 2012 Opel Antara

To start off, 2012 Opel Antara is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Nissan Armada. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Nissan Armada 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 93 more horse power than 2012 Opel Antara. (224 HP @ 6600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Armada should accelerate faster than 2012 Opel Antara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Opel Antara weights approximately 403 kg more than 2009 Nissan Armada.

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, 2009 Nissan Armada (522 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 225 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Opel Antara. (297 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Armada will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Opel Antara.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Armada 2012 Opel Antara
Make Nissan Opel
Model Armada Antara
Year Released 2009 2012
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5551 cc 3194 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 224 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 522 Nm 297 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 8 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1442 kg 1845 kg
Vehicle Length 5280 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1990 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 3140 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 16.8 L/100km 11.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 106 L 65 L


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