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2009 Nissan Qashqai vs. 2005 Nissan Patrol

To start off, 2009 Nissan Qashqai is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Nissan Patrol. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Nissan Patrol would be higher. At 2,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Nissan Patrol is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Nissan Patrol (155 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Nissan Patrol should accelerate faster than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Nissan Patrol weights approximately 890 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 2005 Nissan Patrol 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, 2005 Nissan Patrol 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 Patrol (359 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 39 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Nissan Qashqai. (320 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2005 Nissan Patrol will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Nissan Qashqai.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Nissan Qashqai 2005 Nissan Patrol
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Qashqai Patrol
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Crossover Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 155 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 359 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 96 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 102 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 15.6:1 17.9:1
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 191 km/hour 160 km/hour
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1520 kg 2410 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4970 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1620 mm 1860 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2970 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7 L/100km 10.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 95 L


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