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1981 Audi 100 vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1981 Audi 100. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1981 Audi 100 would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 1981 Audi 100. (85 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1981 Audi 100. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 203 kg more than 1981 Audi 100. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 1981 Audi 100. (124 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1981 Audi 100.

Compare all specifications:

1981 Audi 100 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Audi Chevrolet
Model 100 Nubira
Year Released 1981 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1588 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 85 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 124 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 80 mm 81.5 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1110 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 4600 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


 

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