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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2003 Nissan X-Trail

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Nissan X-Trail. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Nissan X-Trail would be higher. At 2,184 cc (4 cylinders), 2003 Nissan X-Trail is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Nissan X-Trail (108 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 0 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Nissan X-Trail should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Nissan X-Trail weights approximately 447 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 2003 Nissan X-Trail 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, 2003 Nissan X-Trail 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, 2003 Nissan X-Trail (270 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2003 Nissan X-Trail will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2003 Nissan X-Trail
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model Nubira X-Trail
Year Released 2009 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2184 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 270 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1760 kg
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2540 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


 

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