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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2009 Volkswagen Routan

To start off, both 2009 Chevrolet Nubira and 2009 Volkswagen Routan were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,798 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Volkswagen Routan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Volkswagen Routan (194 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 86 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Volkswagen Routan should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 66 kg more than 2009 Volkswagen Routan.

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 Volkswagen Routan (230 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Volkswagen Routan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2009 Volkswagen Routan 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 Volkswagen Routan will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2009 Volkswagen Routan
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Nubira Routan
Year Released 2009 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 3798 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 194 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 230 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Top Speed 175 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1247 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 5150 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1960 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1760 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 3080 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 78 L


 

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