The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Nissan Xterra I that has by 81 % more horsepower in relation to the Suzuki Vitara I Standard. Consequently the Nissan is able to achieve higher top speed. Having more horsepower the Nissan should as well give more flexiblility in specific gears.
The trunk of the Nissan Xterra I is 1,140 liters bigger compared to the Suzuki Vitara I Standard. It is perceptible difference so, in this category the Nissan Xterra I will be a way more useful. The larger the trunk, the more luggage you can transport.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top speed of the Nissan is greater than the Suzuki by 18, which allows the Nissan Xterra I to travel quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 18 percent is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Nissan is 10 percent wider in comparison to the Suzuki Vitara I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Nissan Xterra I that can hold 17 liters more fuel in comparison to the Suzuki Vitara I Standard. The average fuel tank capacity in the compact SUV segment, from which the Nissan Xterra I comes from, equals 61 liters, whereas in small off-road 4x4 segment (represented by the Suzuki Vitara I Standard) it equals 61 liters.
The wheelbase of a car means the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Nissan Xterra I 2.4 i 16V 2WD 145HP manual has 465 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Suzuki Vitara I Standard. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Nissan Xterra I should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Ground clearance is a vital factor in many relevant characteristics of a car. Clearance is the most important for SUV cars though all cars appreciate the higher suspension. The Nissan has 29 % larger clearance in relation to the Suzuki. In addition to easier mobility in rough terrain, the Nissan Xterra I 2.4 i 16V 2WD 145HP manual will also be easier pushed urban obstacles such as high curbs, for example.
The Nissan has 799 cubic centimeters bigger cubic capacity in comparison to the Suzuki Vitara I Standard. The difference is large. As a result the Nissan Xterra I 2.4 i 16V 2WD 145HP manual should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine size usually results in worst fuel economy.
The Suzuki Vitara I Standard is shorter than the Suzuki Vitara I by o 911 millimeters , thatks to which it is much more easier to move and turn in narrow congested towns. In the „small off-road 4x4” class, in which the car of Suzuki manufacturer is classified, the average length amounts to 4,341 mm and is by 17 percent longer than the length of Suzuki.
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door Nissan Xterra I 2.4 i 16V 2WD 145HP manual is more usable and if you frequently travel with more than one passenger then this car is only possible option for you. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s also easier to place luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Suzuki Vitara I Standard very often look much cooler and for young drivers who rarely have passengers in the back seat the Suzuki may be more appropriate, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Nissan Xterra I, which is by 224 millimeters higher than the Suzuki Vitara I, would be appropriate pick for you. However, presented cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.