The horsepower is a feature that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Land Rover Freelander I that has by 2 percent horsepower more than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual, which makes this car slightly faster. Because of more horsepower the Land Rover Freelander I should as well give somewhat better flexiblility in specific gears.
Distance between two sides of a car affects interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Land Rover Freelander I Hard Top is larger only by 1 percent in relation to the Nissan Qashqai II and is not really worth considering. The average for the „compact SUV” segment is around 1,797 millimeters and is by 12 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Land Rover Freelander I Hard Top 1.8 i 16V 117HP manual 4x4.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Land Rover Freelander I which can comprise 5 l more fuel in comparison to the Nissan. The medium fuel container capacity in the compact SUV segment, from which the Land Rover comes from, amounts to 61 l, whereas in compact SUV segment (represented by the Nissan Qashqai II) it equals 61 liters.
The Land Rover Freelander I has 597 cc greater engine displacement in relation to the Nissan Qashqai II. The difference is relatively considerable. Consequently the Land Rover Freelander I should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand greater engine size equals worst fuel consumption.
Maximum load capacity
The Land Rover Freelander I Hard Top is 13 millimeters longer in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. Long cars have roomy cabin and also have plenty of trunk space. Although the Land Rover Freelander I Hard Top occurs to be better pick for families or those who value comfortable driving, the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 118 mm to the advantage of the Land Rover Freelander I is small and does not matter much.