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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1962 Chrysler New Yorker

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 47 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Chrysler New Yorker. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Chrysler New Yorker would be higher. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1962 Chrysler New Yorker weights approximately 577 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Because 1962 Chrysler New Yorker is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1962 Chrysler New Yorker. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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. 1962 Chrysler New Yorker 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. 1962 Chrysler New Yorker will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1962 Chrysler New Yorker
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Nubira New Yorker
Year Released 2009 1962
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1890 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 5620 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 2020 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 3210 mm


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