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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser would be higher. At 4,163 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser (153 HP @ 3200 RPM) has 45 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser weights approximately 1537 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.

Because 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser will offer significantly more control. 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, 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser (391 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 241 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2001 Toyota Mega Cruiser
Make Chevrolet Toyota
Model Nubira Mega Cruiser
Year Released 2009 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 4163 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 3200 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 391 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1800 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 8 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 2850 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 5140 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 2180 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 2290 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 3400 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 108 L


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