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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2004 Subaru Forester

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Subaru Forester. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Subaru Forester would be higher. At 2,458 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Subaru Forester is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Subaru Forester (162 HP) has 54 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Subaru Forester should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Subaru Forester weights approximately 107 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 2004 Subaru Forester 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, 2004 Subaru Forester 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, 2004 Subaru Forester (225 Nm) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm). This means 2004 Subaru Forester will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2004 Subaru Forester
Make Chevrolet Subaru
Model Nubira Forester
Year Released 2009 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2458 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 162 HP
Torque 150 Nm 225 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1420 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2530 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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