The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Opel Astra J that has by 8 horsepower more than the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 114i 102HP manual, which makes this car slightly better in terms of high speed. Having more horsepower the Opel should also give somewhat better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Opel consumes 18 percent fewer fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 114i 102HP manual. The Opel Astra J, being palced in „lower middle” segment consumes by 2.3 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle is 6.8 l.
The Opel Astra J has 79 newton meters more torque when compared to the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 114i 102HP manual. The difference at such level is quite big, so that the Opel will accelerate significantly better.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer uses 27 percent fewer diesel while driving inside city than the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21. The difference at the level of 27 percent is quite noticeable in daily usage of the ride. But, in a long term it will even give you significant savings. Remember that fuel consumption may change depending on how dynamic you drive
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is 51 mm wider in comparison to the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the category of fuel tank capacity is Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual that is able to carry by 10 percent more oil compared with the BMW.
Opel has 1 millimeter longer wheelbase in relation to the BMW. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual has 90 cubic centimeters greater engine capacity than the BMW 1-Series F20. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Opel should accelerate slightly better, if other paramerters are the same.
The Opel is 376 millimeters longer in comparison to the BMW 1-Series F20. Long cars have roomy cabin and in most cases provide more storage space. Although the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer occurs to be better for families or those who love the idea of convenient driving, the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 may be more appropriate to singles because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door Opel Astra J is more convenient and if you regularly travel with more than one passenger then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the rear seats but it’s as well easier to place luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 very often look more dynamic and sporty and for young drivers who don’t often have passengers in the back seat the BMW 1-Series F20 Hatchback 3d F21 114i 102HP manual might be better one, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars of 116 millimeters to the advantage of the Opel Astra J is small and should not be really noticeable.