2013 Nissan ALTIMA vs. 2013 Nissan GT-R

To start off, both 2013 Nissan ALTIMA and 2013 Nissan GT-R were released in the same year (2013). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Nissan GT-R is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Nissan GT-R (538 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 365 more horse power than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA. (173 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Nissan GT-R should accelerate faster than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Nissan GT-R weights approximately 333 kg more than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Nissan GT-R is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Nissan GT-R 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, 2013 Nissan GT-R (628 Nm @ 5800 RPM) has 384 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA. (244 Nm @ 3900 RPM). This means 2013 Nissan GT-R will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Nissan ALTIMA.

Compare all specifications:

2013 Nissan ALTIMA 2013 Nissan GT-R
Make Nissan Nissan
Year Released 2013 2013
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2500 cc 3800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 173 HP 538 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 244 Nm 628 Nm
Torque RPM 3900 RPM 5800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 95 mm
Engine Stroke Size 100 mm 88 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type CVT 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1404 kg 1737 kg
Vehicle Length 4595 mm 4670 mm
Vehicle Width 1795 mm 1902 mm
Vehicle Height 1421 mm 1372 mm
Wheelbase Size 2675 mm 2780 mm
Fuel Consumption 6.3 L/100km 9.3 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 9 L/100km 13 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 74 L


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