Toyota Auris Vs Nissan Pulsar Comparison: Choose The Best

Toyota Auris Vs Nissan Pulsar Comparison: Choose The Best

When you are planning to buy a compact car there are high chances that your preference will be narrowed to two options: Toyota Auris vs Nissan Pulsar. These two models are said to set class for compact automobiles and they have surely won the hearts of both consumers and experts. 

But the main thing that may hit you is should I buy Nissan Pulsar or Toyota Auris? In this article, we will see Toyota Auris vs Nissan Pulsar and will decide on how reliable is Nissan Pulsar over Toyota Auris? 

Toyota Auris Vs Nissan Pulsar: General Overview

We will surely discuss all aspects of both these cars in detail, but to start with let us first know some general information on both these perfectly compact automobiles.

Toyota Auris

The Toyota Auris is a compact car or automobile that has been obtained from Corolla which is sold and manufactured by a Japanese company named Toyota. In Europe, Auris is positioned by Toyota as a replacement for the Corolla hatchback while its saloon version continued to exist with the Corolla nameplate.

Nissan Pulsar

The Nissan Pulsar is a compact and subcompact car manufactured by the Japanese automobile maker Nissan from 1978 until 2000. So what replaced Nissan Pulsar? In 2000 Nissan Bluebird Sylphy replaced Nissan Pulsar in the Japanese market. Between 2000 and 2005, the term “Pulsar” has been used in New Zealand and Australia on rebadged versions of the Sylphy.

Parameters
Nissan Pulsar
Toyota Auris
Capacity/Doors
2-5door/5 seats
5 doors/5 seats
Torque
40 Nm @ 2000rpm
135 Nm - 175 Nm at 4400
Top Speed
180 kph
180 kph
1-100 km/hr
11 sec
9.5 sec – 10.8 sec
Max Power
140kw at 5600rpm
105 - 147ps
Engine
1.5L - 2.0 L
1.5L – 1.8L
Fuel Tank Capacity
52 Litres
50 Litres
Gearbox
CVT
Super CVT & Manual Transmission
Fuel Consumption
12.9km/L - 13.8km/L
16 km/L – 19.2 km/L
Length*Width*Height
4.14*1.69*1.38m
4.27×1.76×1.46 m
Price
$7,420 - 30,670
$ 1,640 – 16,670

Toyota Auris Vs Nissan Pulsar: General Overview

After getting a glimpse of the general information of both the cars now let us be more precise in our comparison. Here is the basis of differentiating: exterior and interior of both the cars: Toyota Auris vs Nissan Pulsar. 

Nissan Pulsar

The Nissan Pulsar car is the driver’s favorite. It is easy to drive and has spacy interiors. The design of the cabin is very identical to that of the Nissan Qashqai SUV. Along with that it also shares many features with Nissan Qashqai SUV. What is more interesting and preferable about an SUV like that in the Pulsar is the amount of space for a traveler which is way more than in any other competitors such as VW golf. The interior of this car is standard but has enough space and the design is also good.

Cabin Storage

There are compartments inside the cabin. Below the dashboard, there is a storage shelf for keeping items such as goggles, beverages, smartphones, handbags, etc. Initially, there is a storage tray at the center and also in the door pockets. In other models of Pulsar, you can find a section for storage on the door pockets as well. 

Cargo Space

The cargo space for Nissan Pulsar for the 4th Gen which is a 2 coupe type is a little smaller from the 5th Gen and the space of the cargo is a little large that can accommodate normal family luggage for example suitcases and groceries but not something heavy.

Toyota Auris

Toyota Auris has everything that is required, from great design to good storage to a fairly spacious interior. Everything is just in its place. It borrows pieces from various other models of Toyota and combines them together to produce a dignified hatchback.

Cabin Storage

There are several storage sections in the cabin that are used for storing items like goggles, beverages, smartphones, handbags, etc. In the first row below the dashboard, there is a storage shelf, 4 cup holders, a door panel storage cabin, and many more. For the second row, there is storage space on the pockets of the doors and also front seat jacket pockets.

Cargo Space

The cargo space for Toyota Auris is quite spacious. It is ideal to fit family luggage, groceries, and other items that are not too heavy. There are 2 coupes that come with it.

Toyota Auris Vs Nissan Pulsar: General Overview

Now that we know about the interior and exterior characteristics of both these cars, let us know about their performances and engine capacity before drawing any conclusion on who is better.

Nissan Pulsar

If we talk about under the bonnet, this car comes with various engine sizes starting from 1.5 L to 2.0 L. But the 6th Gen Pulsar comes with 3 engine options. These are 1.5-liter diesel, 1.2-liter DiG-T petrol engine, and 1.6-liter DIG-T engine. 

And the fuel consumption of Nissan Pulsar is approximately from 12.9 km/L to 13.8 km/L

Toyota Auris

The Toyota Auris comes with 2 engine variants and they are the 1NZ-FE 1.5L engine and the 2ZR-FAE 1.8L engine. They are connected to either 6 speed manual transmission or a super CVT-i transmission and can be availed by both 2 and 4 wheel drive. 

The approximate fuel consumption is 16.0 km/L.

Verdict

From a neutral point of decision, the Nissan Pulsar seems to be a better choice for sports as it has a better engine performance and fuel economy. On the other hand, Toyota Auris is a bit cheaper and provides more passenger space and comfort with a big cabin. Along with that its interior design is also quite fashionable compared to the first one. It can be a choice if you are looking for more city cruising. So the final verdict for Toyota Auris vs Nissan Pulsar is Nissan Pulsar if you are looking for sports purposes. 

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  • Auris is the best

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