What are the major difference between Nissan Sunny XE and XE D trims?
By: Samira on 30 april 2015
Both the trims of Nissan Sunny have the same dimensions, the only difference is their engine. XE houses a petrol engine with 1498cc displacement capacity. This motor is mated to a 5 speed manual transmission gearbox that produces maximum power of 98@6000bhp@rpm and a torque of 134@4000Nm@rpm. The XE D on the other hand is blessed with a diesel power mill that has a displacement capacity of 1461cc. It has the capacity to produce up to 85@3750bhp@rpm of power and 200@2000Nm@rpm of torque.
Nissan’s these two models are in the market with considerable similarities, but a few major differences apart from Engine type (Petrol and Diesel) and price falls under “Engine Capacity” i.e. 1498cc for XE and 1461cc for XE Diesel. Also, XE Model offers the standard average in a city till 13.0 kmpl whereas Diesel Model makes it till 17.5 kmpl. The visible differences in “Sunny XE and Sunny XE Diesel” include Front and Rare Power Windows, CD player, Central Locking, Front Passenger Airbag which is offered in later one but not in former.
The Japanese maker, Renault has launched Nissan sunny in three diesel and five petrol variants. The features, exterior design and dimensions are remains the same in both the trims, the only difference lies in their engine. Nissan Sunny XE is a base petrol variant that sports 1.5 litre 1498cc petrol engine capable to produce a torque of 134Nm combining with 97.7bhp. Its fuel efficiency lies near 17kmpl. On the other hand, Sunny XE D sports a 1461cc diesel engine that churns out 84.8bhp in combination with 200Nm torque. The mileage it claims is 18kmpl city and a highway mileage of 22.71kmpl.