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What is Better Chevrolet Captiva or Nissan Pathfinder?

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Chevrolet Captiva Nissan Pathfinder

9 reasons to buy Chevrolet Captiva

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 16.5 6% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.8 sec. vs 11.5 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 114 mph vs 108 mph 6 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 148 g/mile 24% or 29 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 72.9 dB vs 73 dB 0% or 0.099999999999994 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 735 kg vs 720 kg 2% or 15 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1770 kg vs 2160 kg 22% or 390 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 11.9 meters 3% or 0.4 meters

12 reasons to buy Nissan Pathfinder

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 83 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 100 mm vs 92 mm 8% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

174 bhp vs 148 bhp

128 kw. vs 110 kw.

15% or 26 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 403 nM vs 320 nM 21% or 83 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.38 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 25% or 7.82 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.22 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 22% or 8.34 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.61 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 30% or 7.5 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 515 liters vs 465 liters 10% or 50 liters
More maximum trunk space 2091 liters vs 930 liters 56% or 1161 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 65 liters 19% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2880 kg vs 2505 kg 13% or 375 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 3000 kg vs 2000 kg 33% or 1000 kg

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Captiva vs. Nissan Pathfinder

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 2488 cm3 20% or 497 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4635 mm vs 4740 mm 2% or 105 mm shorter
Height 1720 mm vs 1783 mm 4% or 63 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2705 mm vs 2850 mm 5% or 145 mm less
Front tires size 215/70 R16 vs 255/65 R17
Rear tires size 215/70 R16 vs 255/65 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 255/65 R17
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)