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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier would be higher. At 2,392 cc (4 cylinders), 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier (150 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 126 kg more than 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier.

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, 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier (211 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 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. 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Cavalier Nubira
Year Released 1995 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2392 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 150 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 211 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 90 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 94 mm 81.5 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1187 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2650 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 60 L


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