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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2006 Mercedes-Benz G

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Mercedes-Benz G. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Mercedes-Benz G would be higher. At 4,966 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Mercedes-Benz G is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mercedes-Benz G (292 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 184 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mercedes-Benz G should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mercedes-Benz G weights approximately 842 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 2006 Mercedes-Benz G 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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz G 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, 2006 Mercedes-Benz G (456 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 306 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Mercedes-Benz G will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2006 Mercedes-Benz G 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 Mercedes-Benz G will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2006 Mercedes-Benz G
Make Chevrolet Mercedes-Benz
Model Nubira G
Year Released 2009 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 4966 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 292 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 456 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 9.7 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 2155 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1950 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 16.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 96 L


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