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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2011 Volkswagen Caddy

To start off, 2011 Volkswagen Caddy is newer by 2 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 1,896 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Volkswagen Caddy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 2011 Volkswagen Caddy. (104 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 2011 Volkswagen Caddy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Volkswagen Caddy weights approximately 52 kg more 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, 2011 Volkswagen Caddy (250 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2011 Volkswagen Caddy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2011 Volkswagen Caddy
Make Chevrolet Volkswagen
Model Nubira Caddy
Year Released 2009 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 250 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 79.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 95.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 19.0:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 11 seconds 13.3 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1365 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1810 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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