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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1980 Ford Granada

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Ford Granada. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Ford Granada would be higher. At 1,699 cc (4 cylinders), 1980 Ford Granada is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 148 kg more than 1980 Ford Granada.

Because 1980 Ford Granada 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 1980 Ford Granada. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1980 Ford Granada
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Nubira Granada
Year Released 2009 1980
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1699 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 108 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1165 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4630 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2780 mm


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