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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1995 Ford Escort

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Ford Escort. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Ford Escort 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 19 more horse power than 1995 Ford Escort. (89 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1995 Ford Escort. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 108 kg more than 1995 Ford Escort. 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 16 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Ford Escort. (134 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Ford Escort.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1995 Ford Escort
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Nubira Escort
Year Released 2009 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 134 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 76.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 88 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1205 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4140 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1400 mm


 

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