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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 2013 Toyota Venza

To start off, 2013 Toyota Venza is newer by 4 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 2,700 cc (4 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Venza is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Venza (179 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 71 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Venza should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Venza weights approximately 477 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Toyota Venza 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, 2013 Toyota Venza 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, 2013 Toyota Venza (247 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 97 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Venza will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. 2013 Toyota Venza 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. 2013 Toyota Venza will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 2013 Toyota Venza
Make Chevrolet Toyota
Model Nubira Venza
Year Released 2009 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 179 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 247 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 90 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 105 mm
Drive Type Front AWD
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1790 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4800 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1905 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2775 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 67 L


 

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