Essay on Compare and Contrast

782 Words Aug 28th, 2011 4 Pages
Cars and SUVs
Micheal Williams
ENG121
July 25, 2011

In this economy people have a really hard time deciding on type of the car they should buy. I recently had the same problem when I was deciding if I should get something big and more comfortable or something smaller and that wouldn’t use as much gas. In this paper I will write about pros and cons on purchasing a car or a SUV. The type of car and SUV I will write about are Nissan Sentra and Nissan pathfinder. The reason I chose these type is because I am familiar with both of them.
The first one I am going to talk about is Nissan Sentra. The type I am going to talk about is 2011 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR Sedan. This type of Nissan has 16x6.5in alloy wheels, steel spare wheel, all
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It’s a 4.0 L, V6 cylinder, variable automatic speed with double overhead cams. It uses premium unleaded gas with fuel capacity of 21.1 gallons. It takes around 80 dollars to fill it up. It can go 15 miles per gallon in the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway. The safety and security features of Nissan Pathfinder are: Front, rear and third row head airbags, child safety anchors, rear door child safety locks, remote anti-theft alarm system, stability and traction control, and tire pressure monitoring. This one has more features than the Sentra. It has: 2 one-touch power windows, heated mirrors, power mirrors, and cruise control. It also has: adjustable pedals, cargo net, low fuel level warning, AM/FM in-dash 6 CD player with CD MP3 playback stereo, and XM satellite radio with 3 month free subscription. The Nissan Pathfinder has 3 warranties. They are: basic 3yr. /36,000mi., drivetrain 5yr. /60,000mi., and roadside 3yr. /36,000mi. The suggested retail price for this SUV is around $35,910. It has a third row sitting and fits around 7 people. This SUV is good for big families or people that like to travel.
These two types of vehicles are really good vehicles that have a good and bad side to them. The Nissan Sentra is good car for this economy it don’t use a lot of gas and it don’t cost a lot of money. I would recommend this car for small families and single people that don’t have kids. If you have a big family this

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