Opel Frontera 1995 vs Nissan Terrano 1993

Opel Frontera
1995 - 1996
Nissan Terrano
1993 - 1996
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.8 Diesel2.7 Diesel


Power: 113 HP101 HP
Torque: 242 NM221 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 16 seconds19.9 seconds
Opel Frontera is more dynamic to drive.
Opel Frontera engine produces 12 HP more power than Nissan Terrano, whereas torque is 21 NM more than Nissan Terrano. Thanks to more power Opel Frontera reaches 100 km/h speed 3.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.010.1
Real fuel consumption: 9.1 l/100km11.4 l/100km
The Opel Frontera is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Opel Frontera consumes 1.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Terrano, which means that by driving the Opel Frontera over 15,000 km in a year you can save 165 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Opel Frontera consumes 2.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Terrano.
Fuel tank capacity: 80 litres80 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 880 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
870 km with real consumption700 km with real consumption
Opel Frontera gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Length: 4.19 m4.58 m
Width: 1.78 m1.74 m
Height: 1.72 m1.81 m
Opel Frontera is 39 cm shorter than the Nissan Terrano, 4 cm wider, while the height of Opel Frontera is 9 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 300 litres115 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1160 litres1900 litres
Even though the car is shorter, Opel Frontera has 185 litres more trunk space than the Nissan Terrano. The Nissan Terrano may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Nissan Terrano (by 740 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Frontera is 0.7 metres less than that of the Nissan Terrano, which means Opel Frontera can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`5102`580
Safety: no datano data

below average
Opel Frontera has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan Terrano has serious deffects in 110 percent more cases than Opel Frontera, so Opel Frontera quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 1800no data
Pros and Cons: Opel Frontera has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
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