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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Mitsubishi Minica

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mitsubishi Minica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mitsubishi Minica would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 603 kg more than 2005 Mitsubishi Minica.

Because 2005 Mitsubishi Minica 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, 2005 Mitsubishi Minica 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. 2005 Mitsubishi Minica has automatic transmission and 2009 Chevrolet Nubira has manual transmission. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mitsubishi Minica will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Mitsubishi Minica
Make Chevrolet Mitsubishi
Model Nubira Minica
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 657 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 710 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3400 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2350 mm


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