Nissan Almera 2002 vs Fiat Stilo 2001

Nissan Almera
2002 - 2006
Fiat Stilo
2001 - 2006
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 98 HP103 HP
Torque: 136 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.1 seconds10.5 seconds
Fiat Stilo is a more dynamic driving.
Nissan Almera engine produces 5 HP less power than Fiat Stilo, whereas torque is 9 NM less than Fiat Stilo. Due to the lower power, Nissan Almera reaches 100 km/h speed 2.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.67.3
Real fuel consumption: 7.4 l/100km7.7 l/100km
The Nissan Almera is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Nissan Almera consumes 0.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Stilo, which means that by driving the Nissan Almera over 15,000 km in a year you can save 105 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Nissan Almera consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Fiat Stilo.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 900 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
1090 km on highway1010 km on highway
810 km with real consumption750 km with real consumption
Nissan Almera gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 300'000 km420'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Fiat Stilo engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 14 years12 years
Engine spread: Used only for this carUsed also on Fiat Doblo
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Fiat Stilo might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Fiat Stilo engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.20 m4.18 m
Width: 1.71 m1.78 m
Height: 1.45 m1.48 m
Nissan Almera is 2 cm longer than the Fiat Stilo, 7 cm narrower, while the height of Nissan Almera is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 355 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1020 litresno data
Turning diameter: 10.4 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Nissan Almera is 0.1 metres less than that of the Fiat Stilo.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7101`100
Safety: no data
above average

Nissan Almera has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Fiat Stilo has serious deffects in 145 percent more cases than Nissan Almera, so Nissan Almera quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 10001200
Pros and Cons: Nissan Almera has
  • timing chain engine
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Fiat Stilo has
  • timing belt engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • longer expected engine lifespan
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