The horsepower of the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual is 9 horsepowers grater in comparison to the Opel. While the difference is not big it should not affect the vehicles performance in a noticeable way.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual speeds up relatively slower compared with the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual. The
difference at the level of
0.6 s is
not really significant and it should
not be vitally taken into
consideration for selecting the better one of compared
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback is greater compared with the Opel Vectra B Hatchback by 1, which allows the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback to cover faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 1 % is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Width of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The width of the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback is larger only by 52 mm compared with the Opel Vectra B and is not really worth considering. The average for the „D” segment amounts to around 1,764 mm and is by 9 millimeters smaller than the same attribute of the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback 1.8 i 16V 110HP manual.
The winner of this comparison in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Citroen Xantia II Hatchback that can hold by 7 % more fuel in comparison to the Opel Vectra B.
Citroen Xantia II has 4 percent longer wheelbase in relation to the Opel Vectra B. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Citroen has by 164 cc bigger engine capacity in relation to the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual. This play a little role in terms of acceleration, as both figures does not differ much.
The Citroen Xantia II Hatchback is 1 percent longer in comparison to the Opel. The length of the vehicle is significant in respect of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Citroen Xantia II Hatchback preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. At the same time the Citroen Xantia II will be better driven but the Opel will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual debuted only 3 years earlier than the Citroen Xantia II Hatchback, the distance in technology used in both cars is not really big, however, the Citroen may feature a bit more new solutions applied in it.