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2005 Audi A8 vs. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Audi A8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Audi A8 would be higher. At 5,998 cc, 2005 Audi A8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Audi A8 (444 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 336 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Audi A8 should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Audi A8 weights approximately 682 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 Audi A8 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Audi A8 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, 2005 Audi A8 (580 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 430 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Audi A8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2005 Audi A8 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. 2005 Audi A8 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Audi A8 2009 Chevrolet Nubira
Make Audi Chevrolet
Model A8 Nubira
Year Released 2005 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 1598 cc
Engine Type W in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 444 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 580 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90.2 mm 81.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.5:1
Top Speed 250 km/hour 175 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 5.4 seconds 11 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1995 kg 1313 kg
Vehicle Length 5070 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 3080 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 8.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 90 L 60 L


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