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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1992 Buick Century

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Buick Century would be higher. At 2,500 cc (4 cylinders), 1992 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Buick Century (109 HP) has 1 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Buick Century should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

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, 1992 Buick Century (183 Nm) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm). This means 1992 Buick Century will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 1992 Buick Century has automatic transmission and 2009 Chevrolet Nubira has manual transmission. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1992 Buick Century will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1992 Buick Century
Make Chevrolet Buick
Model Nubira Century
Year Released 2009 1992
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 109 HP
Torque 150 Nm 183 Nm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4803 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1763 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1364 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2662 mm


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