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.
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.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
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.
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.
Trunk capacity with seats down
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.
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.
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.
Number of 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.
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.
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.
Model release date
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.
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.
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.