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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2007 Ford Ranger

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Ford Ranger. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Ford Ranger would be higher. At 4,016 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Ford Ranger is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ford Ranger (206 HP @ 5250 RPM) has 98 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ford Ranger should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Ranger weights approximately 502 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 2007 Ford Ranger 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, 2007 Ford Ranger 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, 2007 Ford Ranger (323 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 173 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Ranger will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2007 Ford Ranger 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. 2007 Ford Ranger will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2007 Ford Ranger
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Nubira Ranger
Year Released 2009 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 4016 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 206 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 323 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 100.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 84.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.7:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 11.2 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1815 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 5150 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1780 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 84 L


 

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