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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2009 Saturn Vue

To start off, both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2009 Saturn Vue were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,562 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Saturn Vue is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Saturn Vue (249 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 141 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Saturn Vue should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

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 Saturn Vue (251 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Saturn Vue will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2009 Saturn Vue 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. 2009 Saturn Vue will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2009 Saturn Vue
Make Chevrolet Saturn
Model Nubira Vue
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 3562 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 249 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.2:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 61 L


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