The horsepower of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is 10 hp grater when compared to the Ford Focus III Hatchback 5d. Because the difference is small this should not affect the car performance to a large extent.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer burns up 6 % fewer fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Ford Focus III Hatchback 5d 1.0 EcoBoost 100HP manual. The Opel, which is classified in „compact” segment uses by 2.3 l less amount of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 6.8 l.
Due to 53 percent more torque, the engine of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Ford Focus III. This, in turn, have relevant effects on acceleration.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual consumes 12 percent fewer fuel running around the town in comparison to the Ford. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer, that comes from small family cars class, burns up 3.3 l less diesel. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the urban for the lower middle class is 8.7 l, whereas the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual consumes by 38 % less fuel than the average.
With more trunk space the Opel will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull vehicle than the Ford Focus III Hatchback 5d 1.0 EcoBoost 100HP manual. If the size of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Opel Astra J will be better to choose because it is about 182 l larger than the trunk of its contender.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank size is Opel that is able to hold by 4 percent more fuel than the Ford.
Number of gears
The Opel has only one extra
speed in comparison to the
Ford Focus III Hatchback 5d. Most often the
additional speed is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
speeds can be shorter in order to
give better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more speed also have an effect on decreasing
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The engine size of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual is by 687 cc larger when compared to the Ford Focus III Hatchback 5d 1.0 EcoBoost 100HP manual. In a consequence the Ford will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer will be of better quality, working more smoothly and more durable.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is 344 mm longer in relation to the Ford. The length of the car is important in respect of travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer preasumbly will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Opel Astra J will be better driven ,however, the Ford will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 4 percent to the advantage of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is small and does not matter much.