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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1996 Lancia Delta

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Lancia Delta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Lancia Delta would be higher. At 1,747 cc (4 cylinders), 1996 Lancia Delta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1996 Lancia Delta (129 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1996 Lancia Delta should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 17 kg more than 1996 Lancia Delta.

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, 1996 Lancia Delta (167 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 17 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1996 Lancia Delta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1996 Lancia Delta
Make Chevrolet Lancia
Model Nubira Delta
Year Released 2009 1996
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1747 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 129 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 167 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1296 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4020 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2550 mm


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