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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1988 Honda Legend

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Honda Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Honda Legend would be higher. At 2,675 cc (6 cylinders), 1988 Honda Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Honda Legend (175 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1988 Honda Legend should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1988 Honda Legend weights approximately 85 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 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, 1988 Honda Legend (232 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 82 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1988 Honda Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1988 Honda Legend
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Nubira Legend
Year Released 2009 1988
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2675 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 232 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 75 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1398 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2770 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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