The horsepower is a something that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Nissan Quest II that has by 22 % horsepower more when compared to the Mitsubishi Santamo, which makes this car slightly better in terms of high speed. Due to more horsepower the Nissan Quest II 3.3 170HP will also give a bit more flexiblility in specific gears.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Nissan is 13 % wider in relation to the Mitsubishi Santamo. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In this category it is the Nissan Quest II that can hold 13 l more fuel compared with the Mitsubishi Santamo. The medium fuel tank capacity in the van segment, which is represented by the Nissan Quest II, is 70 liters, whereas in van segment (represented by the Mitsubishi) it amounts to 70 liters.
Nissan Quest II has 133 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Mitsubishi Santamo. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Nissan is 434 millimeters longer than the Mitsubishi Santamo. The length of the car is significant in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Nissan Quest II very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Nissan Quest II will be better driven but the Mitsubishi will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Nissan Quest II, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has an advantage on the four-door Mitsubishi Santamo which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 24 millimeters to the advantage of the Nissan Quest II 3.3 170HP is little and does not matter much.