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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight would be higher. At 3,791 cc (6 cylinders), 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight (202 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 94 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight weights approximately 227 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, 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight (352 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 202 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight 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. 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1994 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight
Make Chevrolet Oldsmobile
Model Nubira Eighty-Eight
Year Released 2009 1994
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 3791 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 202 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 352 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 5130 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2820 mm


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