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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1977 Mazda Familia

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Mazda Familia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Mazda Familia 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 34 more horse power than 1977 Mazda Familia. (74 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1977 Mazda Familia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 513 kg more than 1977 Mazda Familia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 1977 Mazda Familia. (110 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1977 Mazda Familia.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1977 Mazda Familia
Make Chevrolet Mazda
Model Nubira Familia
Year Released 2009 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1272 cc
Horse Power 108 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 110 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3500 RPM
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 800 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3860 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2270 mm


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