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1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 213 kg more than 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta.

Because 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Alfa Romeo Chevrolet
Model Giulietta Nubira
Year Released 1979 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1357 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 108 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 4220 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1410 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2610 mm


 

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