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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara would be higher. At 2,490 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara (165 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 57 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara weights approximately 152 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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, 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara (220 Nm) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm). This means 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Make Chevrolet Suzuki
Model Nubira Grand Vitara
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2490 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 165 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 220 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 75 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1465 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4180 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1730 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 64 L


 

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