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2009 Nissan Qashqai vs. 1993 Nissan Sunny

To start off, 2009 Nissan Qashqai is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Nissan Sunny. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Nissan Sunny would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Qashqai is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Qashqai (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 1993 Nissan Sunny. (101 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Qashqai should accelerate faster than 1993 Nissan Sunny. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan Qashqai weights approximately 464 kg more than 1993 Nissan Sunny. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than 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 Qashqai (320 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 187 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Nissan Sunny. (133 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Qashqai will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Nissan Sunny.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Qashqai 1993 Nissan Sunny
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Qashqai Sunny
Year Released 2009 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 148 HP 101 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 133 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 1056 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 3980 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1620 mm 1400 mm


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