The Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual has by 63 horsepowers more horsepower in comparison to Fiat Linea Sedan. The Opel will be distinctly faster speed up because of grater horsepower. Also getting ahead of other vehicles while driving should be a piece of cake for a car equipped with more powerful engine.
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects room in the cabin as well as stability while driving. The Opel Astra J is widther only by 87 millimeters in comparison to the Fiat Linea and is not really important. The average for the „small family cars” class equals to 1,703 millimeters and is by 7 % larger than the width of the Opel.
Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual has 53 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Fiat Linea Sedan 1.4 77HP. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Opel Astra J is 2 percent longer when compared to the Fiat Linea Sedan 1.4 77HP. The length of the car is important in terms of travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Opel preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Opel Astra J Sedan will be better driven ,however, the Fiat will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length of the body.
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Because of the fact that the Fiat Linea Sedan debuted only 2 years before the Opel, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual might feature a bit more modern solutions used in it.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 9 millimeters in favor of the Opel is not big and does not matter much.