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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2009 Mazda 6

To start off, both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2009 Mazda 6 were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,487 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Mazda 6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Mazda 6 (170 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 62 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Mazda 6 should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 188 kg more than 2009 Mazda 6.

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, 2009 Mazda 6 (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 76 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Mazda 6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2009 Mazda 6
Make Chevrolet Mazda
Model Nubira 6
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2487 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 170 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1
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 1125 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4930 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2800 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 70 L


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