The Volvo XC60 is equipped with petrol which delivers by 88 more horsepower over the Nissan Qashqai II, giving the vehicle a much more sporty character. It should be better car to those who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
The Volvo XC60 SUV has 130 newton meters more torque when compared to the Nissan Qashqai II. The difference at this level is relevant, what means
that the Volvo XC60 SUV will accelerate perceptibly faster.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 21 percent shows that the Nissan Qashqai II is slightly beaten here. In the „small off-road 4x4” segment, to which the Nissan Qashqai II is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 4 percent faster than acceleration of Nissan’s vehicle.
The trunk of the Volvo is only 13 % bigger than the Nissan Qashqai II. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both vehicles have similar trunk size.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is delivered indicates how fast an engine achieves its best output with increase in rotational speed. The lower rotational speed or the wider range in which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt faster.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic is higher as compared to this of the Nissan which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 22 kilometers per hour is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Volvo XC60 is larger by 89 millimeters compared with the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „mini 4x4” segment amounts to around 1,797 millimeters and is by 92 mm smaller than the same feature of the Volvo XC60.
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Volvo which can hold by 30 percent more gasoline than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual.
Volvo has 5 % longer wheelbase in relation to the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic is 249 millimeters longer when compared to the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. Long cars have more interior space and in most cases have more storage space. Although the Volvo occurs to be better for families or persons who value soft, smooth long-distance driving, the Nissan Qashqai II may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
The engine displacement of the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic is by 67 percent larger than the Nissan. In a consequence the Nissan will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.0 T 203HP automatic will be of better performance, working more smoothly and more durable.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Volvo XC60, which is by 124 mm higher than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual, is better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.
For a comfortable drive in the city, it is tempting to opt for an automatic but the choice of transmisison may have a big impact on fuel consumption. Automatics may use around from 5 to 10% more than manuals.