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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1974 Zastava 1300

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Zastava 1300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Zastava 1300 would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 1974 Zastava 1300. (59 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1974 Zastava 1300. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 353 kg more than 1974 Zastava 1300. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1974 Zastava 1300 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 1974 Zastava 1300. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Zastava 1300. (93 Nm @ 3100 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Zastava 1300.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1974 Zastava 1300
Make Chevrolet Zastava
Model Nubira 1300
Year Released 2009 1974
Engine Size 1598 cc 1293 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 93 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3100 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2430 mm


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