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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2005 Toyota Yaris

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Toyota Yaris. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota Yaris would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 34 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Yaris. (74 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Yaris. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 193 kg more than 2005 Toyota Yaris. 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 Toyota Yaris (171 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Toyota Yaris will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2005 Toyota Yaris
Make Chevrolet Toyota
Model Nubira Yaris
Year Released 2009 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1364 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 171 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 73.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 81.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 18.5:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 13.8 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 1120 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3890 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 4.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 45 L


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