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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Chrysler Crossfire

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Chrysler Crossfire. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Chrysler Crossfire would be higher. At 3,196 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Chrysler Crossfire is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chrysler Crossfire (215 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 107 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chrysler Crossfire should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Chrysler Crossfire weights approximately 52 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 2005 Chrysler Crossfire is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2005 Chrysler Crossfire. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2005 Chrysler Crossfire (310 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 160 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Chrysler Crossfire will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Chrysler Crossfire
Make Chevrolet Chrysler
Model Nubira Crossfire
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 3196 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 215 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 310 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 90 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 230 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 6.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1365 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 11.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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