The Volvo comes with diesel which delivers by 42 percent more horsepower than the the engine of the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual, transforming the car to a much more dynamic character. It should be googd car to those who would like to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
The difference of 230 Nm is really huge. It is a consequence of the fact that these vehicles are equipped with various types of engine. While the Volvo XC60 SUV is equipped with a diesel engine, the Nissan is equipped with a petrol engine.
The Volvo consumes of 0.4 l fuel fewer in the city than the Nissan. The Volvo XC60, which is classified in mini 4x4 segment, uses 3.1 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “compact SUV” class equals to 9.6 l per 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo XC60 SUV 2.4 D4 163HP manual 4x4 can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 10.5 s, which is 0.8 s quicker than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. But the difference is not as much big to be taken into consideration when buying a ride.
The trunk of the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.4 D4 163HP manual 4x4 is only 57 l bigger than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual. However, the difference is not big it would be right to say that both vehicles have similar trunk size.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Volvo XC60 SUV is higher in comparison to this of the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 12 kilometers/hour is small and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is delivered has an impact on an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. Still, in order to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is worth to see a torque performance graph.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on interior space for travelers and also stability while driving. The width of the Volvo XC60 SUV is larger by 5 percent compared with the Nissan and is not really relevant. The average for the „compact SUV” segment amounts to approximately 1,797 millimeters and is by 5 % larger than the same attribute of the Volvo XC60.
The winner of selected cars in the category of fuel tank size is Volvo XC60 SUV which is able to carry by 30 % more fuel than the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual.
Volvo XC60 SUV 2.4 D4 163HP manual 4x4 has 5 % longer wheelbase in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Evidently the Volvo XC60 wins in this category. The difference amounts to 100 % compared to the Nissan Qashqai II. It is interesting that in „compact SUV” class, from which the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.4 D4 163HP manual 4x4 comes from, the average engine displacement equals 2,104 cc and the biggest engine size in this segment is 4,201 .
The Volvo XC60 SUV is 249 mm longer in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. Long cars are more spacious and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Volvo XC60 occurs to be better choice for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Nissan may appeal to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of loading massive amount of stuff to it. The difference of 124 mm to the advantage of the Volvo XC60 SUV 2.4 D4 163HP manual 4x4 is little and should not be really noticeable.