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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco

To start off, 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco 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 1,984 cc, 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco (261 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 153 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 15 kg more than 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco.

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 Volkswagen Scirocco (350 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 200 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco 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. 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2010 Volkswagen Scirocco
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Nubira Scirocco
Year Released 2009 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1984 cc
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 261 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1298 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4256 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1404 mm


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