Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual vs Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual

Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual

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12 reasons for

Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d, model available from 2012.
It has 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP petrol engine produced from 2012 to 2013.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

7 reasons for

Opel Astra J GTC, model available from 2009.
It has 1.4 100HP petrol engine produced from 2011.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual
Fiat

12 reasons for Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105KM manual in comparison to Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

105 > 100 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that majority of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d that has by 5 % horsepower more than the Opel Astra J GTC, which makes this car a bit better in terms of high speed. With more horsepower the Fiat should also provide a bit better flexiblility in specific speeds.
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Average consumption

4.8 > 5.9 l
The Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d uses 19 % fewer fuel in the mixed cycle than the Opel Astra J. The Fiat, being classified in „minivan” segment uses by 1.7 l less of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle is 6.5 l.
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Urban consumption

5.7 > 7.6 l
The Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual uses of 1.9 l fuel fewer in the city than the Opel Astra J GTC. The Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual, which is classified in minivan class, uses of 2.5 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “minivan” segment is 8.2 l of fuel for every 100 km.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

12.2 > 14.5 s
A little difference in the amount of 16 % shows that the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual is insignificantly beaten in this confrontation. In the „lower middle” segment, to which the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual is assigned, the medium acceleration is 11.3 s and is by 28 % faster than acceleration of Opel’s car.
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Top speed

180 > 178 km/h
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual is greater as compared to this of the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 2 kilometers per hour is little and is imperceptible in everyday use.
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Maximal torque RPM

2,000 > 4,000 revolutions/minute
A big difference in rpm at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is this of the Fiat. The engine of the Opel Astra J GTC reaches its full efficiency at 4,000 revolutions per minute which is by 50 percent lower than the Fiat 500L.
24

Extra-urban consumption

4.4 > 5.1 l
10

Number of gears

6 > 5 gears
The Fiat 500L has a one additional speed in comparison to the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual. Most often the additional speed is a taller one so that the previous speeds can be narrower in order to allow better performance in the lower speeds. One more speed also will result in smaller fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
3

Number of doors

5 > 3
It seems to be quite obvious that the five-door Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d is more usable and if you frequently drive with more than one passenger then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the rear seats but it’s as well easier to place luggage and cargo into the car when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Opel very often look much cooler and for young drivers who don’t often have more than one passengers in the car the Opel may be a good one, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.
1

Model release date

2012 > 2009
Because of the fact that the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual started to be manufactured only 3 years prior to the Fiat, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Fiat may feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
1

Height

1,656 > 1,484 mm
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Fiat, which is by 172 millimeters higher than the Opel, is appropriate pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
0

Maximal power RPM

5,500 > 6,000 revolutions/minute

Opel

7 reasons for Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100KM manual in comparison to Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual

Reasons for
59

Maximal torque

130 > 125 Nm
Maximum torque of the Opel Astra J is 5 newton meters bigger than the Fiat 500L. For this reason, the Opel will accelerate a little bit better and be better to overtake other vehicles. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also make that the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual will consume less fuel for every 100 km.
22

Width

1,845 > 1,789 mm
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability on road. The Opel is widther by 3 % in relation to the Fiat 500L and is not really relevant. The medium for the „compact” class is approximately 1,703 mm and is by 142 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Opel Astra J GTC.
15

Wheelbase

2,693 > 2,608 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual has 3 percent longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Fiat. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Opel Astra J GTC should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
14

Cylinders

4 > 2
8

Engine capacity

1,399 > 875 cc
The Opel Astra J has 524 cc larger engine capacity when compared to the Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual. The difference is considerable. As a result the Opel Astra J GTC should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand greater cubic capacity usually equals worst fuel economy.
6

Length

4,467 > 4,172 mm
The Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual is 7 percent longer when compared to the Fiat 500L. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual seems to be better for families or those who love the idea of convenient rides, the Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual may be more appropriate to the young as it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
0

Valves

16 > 8

Cars specifications

Fiat 500L Hatchback 5d 0.9 TwinAir 8V 105HP manual Opel Astra J GTC 1.4 100HP manual
    Gross trailer weight - 848 kg
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2012 2009
    Facelifting no no
    Code name - J
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