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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2004 Renault Grand Scenic

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Renault Grand Scenic. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Renault Grand Scenic would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Renault Grand Scenic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Renault Grand Scenic (161 HP @ 5250 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Renault Grand Scenic should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Renault Grand Scenic weights approximately 532 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, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Renault Grand Scenic. (105 Nm). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Renault Grand Scenic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2004 Renault Grand Scenic
Make Chevrolet Renault
Model Nubira Grand Scenic
Year Released 2009 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 105 Nm
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 9.6 seconds
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 1845 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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