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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2010 Honda Civic

To start off, 2010 Honda Civic is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Chevrolet Nubira would be higher. At 1,800 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Honda Civic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Honda Civic (140 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 94 kg more than 2010 Honda Civic.

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, 2010 Honda Civic (173 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Honda Civic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2010 Honda Civic
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Nubira Civic
Year Released 2009 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 140 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 173 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4300 RPM
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 1219 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4503 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1753 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1435 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 50 L


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