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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 3 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 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (291 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 183 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Because 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer will offer significantly more control. 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, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (406 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 256 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Chevrolet Mitsubishi
Model Nubira Lancer
Year Released 2009 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 291 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 406 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4496 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1811 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1481 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2649 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 55 L


 

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