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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2008 Mini Cooper

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Mini Cooper. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Mini Cooper would be higher. Both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2008 Mini Cooper are equipped with a 1,598 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Mini Cooper (172 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Mini Cooper should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 98 kg more than 2008 Mini Cooper.

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, 2008 Mini Cooper (240 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 90 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Mini Cooper will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2008 Mini Cooper
Make Chevrolet Mini
Model Nubira Cooper
Year Released 2009 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 172 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1600 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1215 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3720 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 50 L


 

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