The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Opel that has by 35 more horsepower in comparison to the Audi. Consequently the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual can reach higher speed. With more horsepower the Opel Astra J Sedan will as well provide noticeably better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual has 25 Nm more torque in comparison to the Audi. Although a great deal of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a car, it describes the best how a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is insensible so you probably will not feel the difference.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 0.1 s suggests that the Audi A3 8V is somewhat beaten in this confrontation. In the „lower middle” class, to which the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d is assigned, the medium acceleration is 11.3 s and is by 9 percent slower than acceleration of Audi’s car.
The maximum speed of the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual is greater compared with of the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d by 14 kilometers per hour, which allows the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual to overcome quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 7 percent is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle influences on interior space for travelers and also stability during driving. The Opel Astra J Sedan is widther by 42 millimeters than the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d and is not really relevant. The medium for the „compact” segment amounts to approximately 1,703 mm and is by 116 millimeters smaller than the same attribute of the Opel.
The wheelbase of a car means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual has 49 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Opel Astra J has 14 % greater engine size compared to the Audi A3 8V. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Opel Astra J should accelerate a bit better, if other paramerters are equal.
The Opel Astra J Sedan is 10 percent longer than the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d. The length of the vehicle plays a role in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Opel Astra J Sedan probably will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Opel Astra J will be better driven but the Audi will be a little easier to park due to shorter length .
Number of doors
The three-door model of Audi A3 8V is easy to load and unload stuff into a boot, whereas four-door Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual features easier getting into the car, more quiet cabin at the expense of smaller boot lid.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 81 mm to the advantage of the Opel Astra J Sedan is small and does not matter much.