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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1990 Peugeot 605

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Peugeot 605. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Peugeot 605 would be higher. At 2,088 cc (4 cylinders), 1990 Peugeot 605 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 Peugeot 605 (108 HP @ 4300 RPM) has 0 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1990 Peugeot 605 should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 Peugeot 605 weights approximately 157 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, 1990 Peugeot 605 (235 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 85 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1990 Peugeot 605 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

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2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1990 Peugeot 605
Make Chevrolet Peugeot
Model Nubira 605
Year Released 2009 1990
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2088 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4300 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 235 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1470 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2810 mm


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