The fuel consumption of the Dodge Durango I is 2.2 l smaller in relation to the Opel. Despite the fact that the difference is small, in the long term it may make that the car would be noticably less expensive to run.
The Dodge features 143 l
more capable trunk
than the Opel Frontera B Standard 3.2 V6 205HP manual 4x4.
Such a difference is quite significant
so it will matters in terms
of the comfort of the
car’s usage. At the same time that
the Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual has 30 %
trunk size than the average in the
same class. More spacious
trunk will be useful during family
traveling and also during
Trunk capacity with seats down
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Dodge Durango I is 32 millimeters wider in comparison to the Opel Frontera B. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In this category it is the Dodge Durango I which can comprise 28 % more fuel compared with the Opel Frontera B Standard. The average fuel container size in the full-size SUV segment, from which the Dodge Durango I 3.9 177HP manual comes from, is 84 liters, whereas in large 4x4 segment (represented by the Opel Frontera B) it equals 84 l.
The Dodge Durango I has 238 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to Opel. Consequently the Dodge is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Dodge Durango I has 739 cc bigger engine size compared to the Opel Frontera B Standard. As the difference is not big, the Dodge Durango I should accelerate a bit better, if other paramerters are the same.
Maximum load capacity
The Dodge is 5 percent longer than the Opel. Long cars have more interior space and usually have bigger trunk. Although the Dodge seems to be better for families or persons who value convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Opel Frontera B may appeal to women as it will not make troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 4 % to the advantage of the Dodge is not big and does not matter much.