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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2006 Opel Signum

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Opel Signum. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Opel Signum would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Opel Signum is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Signum (175 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Signum should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Opel Signum weights approximately 357 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.

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 Opel Signum (370 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 220 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Signum will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2006 Opel Signum
Make Chevrolet Opel
Model Nubira Signum
Year Released 2009 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2958 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 18.5:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 221 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 9.4 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 1670 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


 

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