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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1977 Fiat 132

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Fiat 132. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Fiat 132 would be higher. At 2,445 cc (4 cylinders), 1977 Fiat 132 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 37 more horse power than 1977 Fiat 132. (71 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1977 Fiat 132. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 83 kg more than 1977 Fiat 132. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1977 Fiat 132 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 1977 Fiat 132. 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 2 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Fiat 132. (148 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Fiat 132.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1977 Fiat 132
Make Chevrolet Fiat
Model Nubira 132
Year Released 2009 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2445 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 71 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 148 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 93 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 22.0:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 150 km/hour
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1230 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4400 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 56 L


 

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