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1982 Cadillac DeVille vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Cadillac DeVille. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Cadillac DeVille would be higher. At 6,030 cc (8 cylinders), 1982 Cadillac DeVille is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Cadillac DeVille weights approximately 597 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

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. 1982 Cadillac DeVille has automatic transmission and 2009 Chevrolet Nubira has manual transmission. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1982 Cadillac DeVille will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Cadillac DeVille 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Cadillac Chevrolet
Model DeVille Nubira
Year Released 1982 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6030 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 108 HP
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 5620 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1950 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 3090 mm 2610 mm


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