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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2006 Citroen C1

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Citroen C1. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Citroen C1 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 41 more horse power than 2006 Citroen C1. (67 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 2006 Citroen C1. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 438 kg more than 2006 Citroen C1. 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, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Citroen C1. (93 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2009 Chevrolet Nubira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Citroen C1.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2006 Citroen C1
Make Chevrolet Citroen
Model Nubira C1
Year Released 2009 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 996 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 93 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 71 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 157 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 13.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 875 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3440 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2350 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 4.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 35 L


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