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What is Better Nissan Qashqai or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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4 reasons to buy Nissan Qashqai

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 103 g/mile 20% or 17 g/mile
Less noise level 69 dB vs 73 dB 6% or 4 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 64 liters 2% or 1 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1407 kg vs 1609 kg 14% or 202 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

18 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 18.5 vs 15.3 17% or 3.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 81 mm vs 76 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 80.5 mm 16% or 15 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

170 bhp vs 106 bhp

125 kw. vs 78 kw.

38% or 64 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 240 nM 31% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.9 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 125 mph vs 108 mph 17 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.78 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 21% or 9.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 51.42 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 14% or 7.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 36.7 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 28% or 10.41 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 410 liters 5% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2243 kg vs 1930 kg 14% or 313 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 634 kg vs 523 kg 18% or 111 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 740 kg 1% or 10 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2200 kg vs 1200 kg 45% or 1000 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg

Neutral reasons Nissan Qashqai vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 4400 RPM 9% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1461 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 26% or 507 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4315 mm vs 4427 mm 3% or 112 mm shorter
Width 1780 mm vs 1809 mm 2% or 29 mm narrower
Height 1615 mm vs 1686 mm 4% or 71 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2630 mm vs 2604 mm 1% or 26 mm more
Front tires size 215/60 R17 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 215/60 R17 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 spokes vs SAHARA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)