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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2000 Mitsubishi Magna

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Mitsubishi Magna. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Mitsubishi Magna would be higher. At 2,351 cc (4 cylinders), 2000 Mitsubishi Magna is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Mitsubishi Magna (141 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 33 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Mitsubishi Magna should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Mitsubishi Magna weights approximately 57 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 Mitsubishi Magna (205 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2000 Mitsubishi Magna will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2000 Mitsubishi Magna
Make Chevrolet Mitsubishi
Model Nubira Magna
Year Released 2009 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2351 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 141 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 205 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 86.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 100 mm
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1370 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2730 mm


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