The horsepower is a something that most of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual that has by 1 horsepower more than the Chevrolet Nubira Estate 1.6 109HP manual, which makes this vehicle somewhat quicker. Having more horsepower the Opel should as well provide slightly more efficiency in specific speeds.
The Opel uses 2 liters less amount of fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Chevrolet. The difference in the amount of 31 percent will be realy noticeable in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it will bring you a real savings.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual has 118 newton meters more torque than the Chevrolet. Even though a great deal of drivers do not attach importance the maximum torque when choosing a car, it presents the best how a vehicle acclerates. When it comes to compared vehicles the difference is of considerable size hence the Opel will give you better feeling of driving.
The Opel burns up 3.7 l less fuel in city traffic than the Chevrolet. The difference at the level of 41 % will be quite big in everyday using car. Additionally, within many months it may give real and noticeable cost savings. Moreover keep in mind that estimated results of the average fuel consumption can be considerably raised if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Maximal torque RPM
This big difference results from the fact that both compared cars have different engines. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is equipped with the diesel engine while the Chevrolet Nubira Estate 1.6 109HP manual is equipped with the petrol engine. As both cars have different types of engines, comparing this feature has no sense.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is 5 % wider in relation to the Chevrolet Nubira. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual has 3 % longer wheelbase when compared to the Chevrolet. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual have a higher speed count
in comparison to the Chevrolet Nubira Estate 1.6 109HP manual which means
that Opel Astra J Sports Tourer will have
better speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.
The Opel Astra J has by 6 percent larger engine displacement in comparison to the Chevrolet Nubira Estate 1.6 109HP manual. This play a little role when it comes to accleration, as both values are quite simmilar.
The Opel Astra J is 119 millimeters longer in comparison to the Chevrolet. Long cars have more interior space and also provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Opel occurs to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Chevrolet Nubira Estate 1.6 109HP manual may appeal to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older car began 7 years prior to its contender and for this reason man may suspect that this vehicle has significantly less modern parts used.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference that amounts to 3 % to the advantage of the Opel Astra J is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.