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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2006 Honda Accord

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,360 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Honda Accord (166 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 233 kg more than 2006 Honda Accord.

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, 2006 Honda Accord (217 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 67 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2006 Honda Accord 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. 2006 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2006 Honda Accord
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Nubira Accord
Year Released 2009 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2360 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 166 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 217 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 87 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 99 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.7:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1080 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2750 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


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