Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic vs Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual

Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic

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18 reasons for

Opel Insignia Hatchback, model available from 2008.
It has 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP ic diesel engine produced from 2008 to 2013.
Drive on the front axle has automatic, 6 speed gearbox.

1 reason for

Citroen Xantia II Hatchback, model available from 1998 to 2001.
It has 1.8 i 16V 110HP petrol engine produced from 1998 to 2001.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual
Opel

18 reasons for Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160KM automat in comparison to Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

160 > 110 hp
The Opel Insignia Hatchback has 45 % more horsepower in relation to Citroen Xantia II. The Opel Insignia Hatchback will be distinctly quicker speed up because of grater power. Also maneuvers like overtaking and passing other cars while driving should be much more easier for a vehicle equipped with stronger engine.
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Urban consumption

7.8 > 12.2 l
The Opel uses of 36 percent diesel fewer running around the town than the Citroen Xantia II. The Opel, which is classified in middle class, burns up 2.8 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “large family cars” segment equals to 10.6 l per 100 km.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

9.6 > 11.9 s
The Opel Insignia Hatchback can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 9.6 s, which is 19 % better result in relation to the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual. But the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a automobile.
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Trunk capacity

528 > 436 l
With more boot size the Opel Insignia will have much more room for loading things and be more functional one compared with the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback. If the size of the boot is what does appeal to you, the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic will be better choice as it is around 92 l larger than the trunk of the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual.
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Trunk capacity with seats down

1,471 > 1,404 l
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Top speed

215 > 194 km/h
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Opel Insignia Hatchback is greater in comparison to this of the Citroen Xantia II which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 11 percent is not big and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
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Width

1,856 > 1,755 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Opel Insignia Hatchback is 6 % wider than the Citroen Xantia II. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
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Fuel tank

70 > 64 l
The Citroen loses with the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic in the aspect of fuel tank size. The Opel Insignia Hatchback is able to take by 9 percent more fuel in relation to its rival.
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Urban range

886 > 542 km
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Number of gears

6 > 5 gears
The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic has a one extra gear in comparison to the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback. Generally this additional gear is a taller one so that the previous speeds can be shorter in order to give better acceleration in the lower gears. One more speed also helps to lower fuel consumption and CO2 output.
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Engine capacity

1,957 > 1,763 cc
The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic has 194 cc bigger engine capacity compared to the Citroen Xantia II. Because the difference is not big, the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic should accelerate only a bit faster, assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
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Length

4,830 > 4,528 mm
The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic is 302 millimeters longer when compared to the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual. The length of the car is significant in terms of travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Opel Insignia very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Opel Insignia will be better driven ,however, the Citroen will be a little easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
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Rear track

1,587 > 1,452 mm
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Model release date

2008 > 1998
Production of the older car began much more earlier than Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual hence it seems to be right to assume that this car features not so advanced technologies applied.
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Height

1,499 > 1,398 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 101 millimeters in favor of the Opel Insignia is small and does not matter much.
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Transmission

automatic > manual
Automatic transmission which is installed in the Opel Insignia Hatchback in spite of having a few drawback offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel you probably would be more rested. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.
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Maximal power RPM

4,000 > 5,500 revolutions/minute
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Front track

1,587 > 1,505 mm

Citroen

1 reason for Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110KM manual in comparison to Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic

Reasons for
15

Wheelbase

2,745 > 2,733 mm
The Citroen has 12 mm longer wheelbase in relation to Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic. Thanks to this the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable riding.

Cars specifications

Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,603 kg -
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2008 1998
    Facelifting no no
    Class D D
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