Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Nissan Note 2005

Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2008
Nissan Note
2005 - 2009
Gearbox: AutomaticManual
Engine: 1.3 Petrol1.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 95 HP88 HP
Torque: 125 NM128 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.3 seconds13.1 seconds
Mitsubishi Colt is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Colt engine produces 7 HP more power than Nissan Note, but torque is 3 NM less than Nissan Note. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Colt reaches 100 km/h speed 0.8 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.86.3
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km6.6 l/100km
By specification Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.5 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Note, which means that by driving the Mitsubishi Colt over 15,000 km in a year you can save 75 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Note.
Fuel tank capacity: 47 litres46 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 810 km in combined cycle730 km in combined cycle
940 km on highway860 km on highway
690 km with real consumption690 km with real consumption
Mitsubishi Colt gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km300'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 20 years11 years
Engine spread: Used also on Smart ForFourInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Nissan Micra, Nissan Cube
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.


Length: 3.87 m4.08 m
Width: 1.70 m1.69 m
Height: 1.55 m1.55 m
Mitsubishi Colt is 21 cm shorter than the Nissan Note, width is practically the same also the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 220 litres280 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
854 litres1332 litres
Nissan Note has more luggage space.
Mitsubishi Colt has 60 litres less trunk space than the Nissan Note. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Nissan Note (by 478 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Mitsubishi Colt is 0.2 metres less than that of the Nissan Note.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`546
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Mitsubishi Colt has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan Note has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Mitsubishi Colt, so Mitsubishi Colt quality is probably better
Average price (€): no data2200
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
Nissan Note has
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • roomier boot
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