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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1986 Subaru Leone

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Subaru Leone. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Subaru Leone 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 36 more horse power than 1986 Subaru Leone. (72 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1986 Subaru Leone. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 281 kg more than 1986 Subaru Leone. 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 27 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Subaru Leone. (123 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Subaru Leone.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1986 Subaru Leone
Make Chevrolet Subaru
Model Nubira Leone
Year Released 2009 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1595 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 72 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 123 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3200 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1032 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2470 mm


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