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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Ford Mondeo

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Ford Mondeo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Ford Mondeo would be higher. At 2,983 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Ford Mondeo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Mondeo (223 HP @ 6150 RPM) has 115 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Mondeo should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Ford Mondeo weights approximately 182 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, 2005 Ford Mondeo (281 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 131 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Ford Mondeo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Ford Mondeo
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Nubira Mondeo
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2983 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 223 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6150 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 281 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 7.9 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 1495 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 59 L


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