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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2007 Volkswagen Jetta

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Volkswagen Jetta would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Volkswagen Jetta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Volkswagen Jetta (197 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 89 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Volkswagen Jetta should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Volkswagen Jetta weights approximately 67 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, 2007 Volkswagen Jetta (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 130 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Volkswagen Jetta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2007 Volkswagen Jetta
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Nubira Jetta
Year Released 2009 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.3:1
Top Speed 175 km/hour 235 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 7.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1380 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4560 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 55 L


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