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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1998 Chrysler Neon

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Chrysler Neon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Chrysler Neon would be higher. At 1,996 cc (4 cylinders), 1998 Chrysler Neon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Chrysler Neon (131 HP @ 5850 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1998 Chrysler Neon should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 204 kg more than 1998 Chrysler Neon.

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, 1998 Chrysler Neon (174 Nm @ 4950 RPM) has 24 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1998 Chrysler Neon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1998 Chrysler Neon
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Nubira Neon
Year Released 2009 1998
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1996 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 131 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5850 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 174 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4950 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1109 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4370 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2650 mm


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