The Opel Insignia burns up 7 percent fewer fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the BMW 3-Series E90. The Opel Insignia Hatchback, being classified in „middle” segment burns up by 2.6 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 7.7 l.
Maximum torque of the Opel Insignia Hatchback is 9 Nm greater than the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 320d 163HP manual. Because of this, the Opel Insignia will accelerate somewhat swifter and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also cause that the Opel will burn up less fuel per 100 kilometers.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback consumes 1.7 l of oil less in the city compared to the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90. The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP manual, that comes from mid-size class, burns up 4.3 l less fuel, which constitutes by 40 % better result than the average in the same segment. The difference in fuel economy between compared vehicles is quite big, so note that so as to the comparison was adequate, you should select vehicles with similar characteristics.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP at which the highest torque is delivered indicates how fast an engine reaches its full performance with growth in revolutions. The lower rmp or the longer range at which the torque is the highest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt faster.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Opel Insignia is larger by 37 millimeters in comparison to the BMW 3-Series E90 and is not really important. The average for the „D” class amounts to approximately 1,764 millimeters and is by 5 percent smaller than the same feature of the Opel Insignia.
The BMW loses with the Opel in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Opel is able to store by 8 liters more fuel than the BMW 3-Series E90.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback is 7 % longer than the BMW. The length of the car is significant in terms of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Opel preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Opel Insignia will be better driven ,however, the BMW 3-Series E90 will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length .
Number of doors
A five-door car usually is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Opel Insignia, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat giving more space for cargo, has an advantage on the 4-door BMW with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the BMW 3-Series E90 Limousine E90 was unveiled only 4 years prior to the Opel Insignia, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP manual might feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP manual, which is by 80 mm higher than the BMW, would be appropriate option for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.