2007 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Ford Focus

To start off, 2007 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Ford Focus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Ford Focus would be higher. At 1,798 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Chevrolet Nubira (120 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2005 Ford Focus. (118 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 2005 Ford Focus. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 62 kg more than 2005 Ford Focus. 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, 2007 Chevrolet Nubira (165 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 5 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Ford Focus. (160 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2007 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Ford Focus.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Ford Focus
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Nubira Focus
Year Released 2007 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1798 cc 1753 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 120 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 165 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81.6 mm 80.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 88 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 194 km/hour 198 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.5 seconds 10.6 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1285 kg 1223 kg
Vehicle Length 4510 mm 4300 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2620 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.5 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 55 L


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