The BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320d EfficientDynamics Edition 163HP manual uses 2.6 l less fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Opel. The difference at the level of 2.6 l will be quite realy noticeable in everyday usage of the car. In the long term it will result in a substantial cost reduction.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320d EfficientDynamics Edition 163HP manual can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 8.3 s, which is 0.3 s better result when compared to the Opel. But the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a ride.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is produced affects an engine’s performance. Still, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always worth to check a torque performance graph.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. BMW has 3 percent longer wheelbase distance in relation to Opel Insignia Hatchback. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Touring F31 320d EfficientDynamics Edition 163HP manual has by 2 % greater engine size in comparison to the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI BiTurbo ECOTEC 190HP manual 4x4. This may have a little impact when it comes to accleration, as both figures does not vary much.
Model release date
Given that the Opel Insignia was unveiled only 4 years before the BMW, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the BMW 3-Series F30 might feature a bit more new solutions used in it.