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1991 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

To start off, 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer (158 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. (145 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer should accelerate faster than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Chevrolet Blazer weights approximately 110 kg more than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer will offer significantly more control. 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, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer (312 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 102 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. (210 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1991 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Chevrolet Blazer 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Blazer Cobalt
Year Released 1991 2005
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 2196 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 145 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 312 Nm 210 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.4 mm 94.6 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1530 kg 1420 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2630 mm


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