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2009 Nissan Qashqai vs. 2004 Nissan Murano

To start off, 2009 Nissan Qashqai is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Nissan Murano. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Nissan Murano would be higher. At 3,507 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Nissan Murano is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Nissan Murano (245 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 97 more horse power than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Nissan Murano should accelerate faster than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Nissan Murano weights approximately 276 kg more than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2004 Nissan Murano is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Nissan Murano 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, 2004 Nissan Murano (328 Nm) has 8 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. (320 Nm). This means 2004 Nissan Murano will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Nissan Qashqai.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Qashqai 2004 Nissan Murano
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Qashqai Murano
Year Released 2009 2004
Body Type Crossover Crossover
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 3507 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 245 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 328 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 96.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 81 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 15.6:1 10.3:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 1796 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1620 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 82 L


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