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2009 Fiat Panda vs. 2013 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 2013 Chevrolet Corvette is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Fiat Panda. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Fiat Panda would be higher. At 6,200 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Chevrolet Corvette (424 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 355 more horse power than 2009 Fiat Panda. (69 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Chevrolet Corvette should accelerate faster than 2009 Fiat Panda. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Chevrolet Corvette weights approximately 382 kg more than 2009 Fiat Panda. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Fiat Panda is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2013 Chevrolet Corvette. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Fiat Panda 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 Chevrolet Corvette (637 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 457 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Fiat Panda. (180 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2013 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Fiat Panda.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Fiat Panda 2013 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Fiat Chevrolet
Model Panda Corvette
Year Released 2009 2013
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1248 cc 6200 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 69 HP 424 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 180 Nm 637 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 69.6 mm 104 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 101 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1140 kg 1522 kg
Vehicle Length 3540 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1928 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1236 mm
Wheelbase Size 2310 mm 2685 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L 68 L


 

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