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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2002 Seat Cordoba

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Seat Cordoba. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Seat Cordoba would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2002 Seat Cordoba. (62 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 2002 Seat Cordoba. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 233 kg more than 2002 Seat Cordoba. 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, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 38 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Seat Cordoba. (112 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Seat Cordoba.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2002 Seat Cordoba
Make Chevrolet Seat
Model Nubira Cordoba
Year Released 2009 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1198 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 62 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 163 km/hour
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 1080 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 5.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 45 L


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