The BMW X1 uses 28 % fewer fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Opel Astra H GTC. The difference at the level of 2.6 l will be realy noticeable in everyday usage of the vehicle. In the long term it will result in a real savings.
The fuel consumption while driving inside city is distinctly to the BMW X1's advantage. This automobile uses 30 % less petrol in built up area than the Opel Astra H GTC 2.0 Turbo ECOTEC OPC 240HP manual. Better fuel consumption equals less fuel cost passed on you.
The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive20i 184HP automatic has 78 liters
compared with the Opel Astra H GTC 2.0 Turbo ECOTEC OPC 240HP manual.
Such a difference is big
and it will affect the comfort of the
car’s usage. It is worth to note that
the BMW X1 Crossover has 6 percent
trunk capacity than the average in its class. Bigger
trunk will be useful during family
journeys and also during
everyday car’s usage.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is produced indicates how fast an engine reaches its best output with increase in rmp. The lower revolutions or the wider range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration should be felt faster.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the BMW X1 Crossover sDrive20i 184HP automatic is larger by 2 % compared with the Opel Astra H GTC 2.0 Turbo ECOTEC OPC 240HP manual and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „compact SUV” segment amounts to around 1,797 mm and is by 1 mm smaller than the same feature of the BMW X1 Crossover.
In this category it is the BMW that can carry 10 liters more fuel compared with the Opel Astra H. The medium fuel container size in the mini 4x4 segment, from which the BMW X1 comes from, amounts to 61 liters, whereas in small family cars class (represented by the Opel Astra H) it is 52 liters.
BMW has 6 percent longer wheelbase than the Opel Astra H GTC. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The BMW is 166 mm longer in comparison to the Opel Astra H. The length of the vehicle is important in respect of driving comfort and room in the boot. The BMW X1 Crossover sDrive20i 184HP automatic preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the BMW will be better driven ,however, the Opel Astra H will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length .
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door BMW X1 Crossover is more convenient and if you regularly drive with more than one passenger then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The strongest point of a five-door vehicle 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 car when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Opel Astra H very often look more dynamic and sporty and for young drivers who don’t often have passengers in the back seat the Opel Astra H GTC 2.0 Turbo ECOTEC OPC 240HP manual might be more appropriate.
Model release date
The difference in debut day between these two cars is only 5 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a blistering pace what may cause that the BMW may have more modern solutions.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the BMW, which is by 9 percent higher than the Opel Astra H GTC, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.
Automatic gearbox which is in the BMW X1 despite having a few disadvantages offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel you probably would be less tired. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.