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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2009 Nissan Murano

To start off, both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2009 Nissan Murano were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Nissan Murano is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan Murano (265 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 157 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan Murano should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan Murano weights approximately 129 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 2009 Nissan Murano 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, 2009 Nissan Murano 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, 2009 Nissan Murano (336 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 186 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan Murano will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2009 Nissan Murano
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model Nubira Murano
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 3498 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 265 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 336 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 16.5:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1442 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 82 L


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