The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Mazda CX-5 which has by 39 % more horsepower when compared to the Nissan Qashqai II. Consequently the Mazda CX-5 can achieve higher top speed. Due to more horsepower the Mazda CX-5 will as well provide better flexiblility in specific speeds.
Maximum torque of the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is 9 % greater than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. For this reason, the Mazda CX-5 will accelerate somewhat swifter and be better to overtake other vehicles. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine may also make that the Mazda CX-5 will burn up on average less fuel for every 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mazda CX-5 accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h in 10.5 s, which is 0.8 s less in comparison to the Nissan. But the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a automobile.
The boot of the Mazda CX-5 is only 65 liters bigger than the Nissan Qashqai II. However, the difference is so little that it would be fair to say that both cars have similar trunk space.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is higher in comparison to this of the Nissan Qashqai II which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 14 km/h is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is 43 mm wider when compared to the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Nissan Qashqai II is worst that the Mazda CX-5 in the category of fuel tank capacity. The Mazda CX-5 is able to carry by 4 % more fuel than its competitor.
The Mazda CX-5 has 56 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Nissan Qashqai II. Thanks to this the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
The engine size of the Mazda CX-5 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 160HP manual 4x4 is by 67 % bigger in comparison to the Nissan. In a consequence the Nissan Qashqai II will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Mazda CX-5 will be of better performance, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
Gross trailer weight
The Mazda is 157 millimeters longer in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. Long cars more of passenger space and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Mazda CX-5 occurs to be better choice for families or drivers who value comfortable rides, the Nissan may be more appropriate to women because it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 5 % to the advantage of the Mazda CX-5 is small and should not be really noticeable.