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1991 Chevrolet Corsica vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Chevrolet Corsica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Chevrolet Corsica would be higher. At 1,991 cc (4 cylinders), 1991 Chevrolet Corsica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 18 more horse power than 1991 Chevrolet Corsica. (90 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1991 Chevrolet Corsica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 133 kg more than 1991 Chevrolet Corsica. 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 4 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Chevrolet Corsica. (146 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Chevrolet Corsica.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Chevrolet Corsica 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Corsica Nubira
Year Released 1991 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1991 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 90 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 146 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1180 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 60 L


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