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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser would be higher. Both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser are equipped with a 1,598 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser (114 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser weights approximately 52 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, 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser (151 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2000 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Nubira PT Cruiser
Year Released 2009 2000
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 114 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 151 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 77 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 85.8 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1365 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2620 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 57 L


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