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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 MG ZS

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 MG ZS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 MG ZS would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 108 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 258 kg more than 2005 MG ZS.

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 @ 4000 RPM) has 12 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 MG ZS. (138 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 MG ZS.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 MG ZS
Make Chevrolet MG
Model Nubira ZS
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1588 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 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 138 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4500 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1055 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2630 mm


 

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