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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1995 Mazda MX-3

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Mazda MX-3. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Mazda MX-3 would be higher. Both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 1995 Mazda MX-3 are equipped with a 1,598 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 1995 Mazda MX-3. (106 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1995 Mazda MX-3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 254 kg more than 1995 Mazda MX-3. 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 Mazda MX-3. (134 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Mazda MX-3.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1995 Mazda MX-3
Make Chevrolet Mazda
Model Nubira MX-3
Year Released 2009 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 106 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 134 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1059 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4230 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


 

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