The Volvo XC60 SUV has 148 percent more horsepower compared to the Lada Niva. The superiority is huge and because of this it have a significant impact on feeling of traveling the vehicle. It may be interesting to know that the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic has by 50 horsepowers more horsepower compared to the medium level in class „compact SUV”.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Volvo XC60's advantage. This car uses 33 percent less gasoline in the mixed cycle compared to the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the compact SUV class, in which the Volvo is classified, is 7.5 l whereas the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic uses by 12 percent more fuel than the average.
The difference at the level of 181 Nm is really huge because of which the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic has much more better flexibility of the engine, it speeds up much more faster and has better towing power.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo XC60 speeds up to 100k\h by
faster than the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4. A noticable difference in
acceleration in favor of the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic will allow him to overtake much
quicker and avoid other obstacles.
The trunk of the Volvo XC60 is 230 liters more spacious than the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4. It is sensible difference so, in this category the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic will be much more practical. The larger the trunk, the more luggage you can carry.
The Volvo has by 70 kilometers per hour grater maximum
speed than the Lada Niva, thanks to which a long distance, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be
more faster. The difference may be noticeable during travelling on the road without speed limits.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the highest torque is reached indicates how fast an engine reaches its full output with increase in revolutions. The lower revolutions or the wider range in which the torque is the highest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volvo XC60 SUV is 209 millimeters wider than the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Lada Niva 2131 loses with the Volvo XC60 SUV in the category of fuel tank size. The Volvo XC60 SUV is able to hold by 4 l more fuel compared with the Lada Niva 2131.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic has 75 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to Lada Niva. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Volvo XC60 should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Volvo XC60 SUV has by 225 cc larger engine size when compared to the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4. This may have a little impact as far as acceleration is concerned, as both figures does not differ much.
The Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic is 390 mm longer in comparison to the Lada. Long vehicles are more spacious and also have bigger trunk. Although the Volvo seems to be better option for families or those who value convenient rides, the Lada Niva 2131 may appeal to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Volvo XC60 SUV, which is by 5 % higher than the Lada Niva 2131 1.8 82HP manual 4x4, is appropriate choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.
For a gentle drive in the city, it is tempting to opt for an automatic but the type of transmisison may have a considerable impact on fuel efficiency. Automatics may burn up more or less from 5 to 10% more than manuals.