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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1981 Seat Ronda

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1981 Seat Ronda. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1981 Seat Ronda would be higher. At 1,714 cc (4 cylinders), 1981 Seat Ronda is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 1981 Seat Ronda. (53 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1981 Seat Ronda. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 363 kg more than 1981 Seat Ronda. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 52 more torque (in Nm) than 1981 Seat Ronda. (98 Nm @ 2300 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1981 Seat Ronda.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1981 Seat Ronda
Make Chevrolet Seat
Model Nubira Ronda
Year Released 2009 1981
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1714 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 98 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2300 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 20.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4020 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2460 mm


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