The horsepower of the Opel Rekord D Coupe is by 11 % bigger when compared to the Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP. Because the difference is not big this should not affect the car performance largely.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability on road. The Opel Rekord D Coupe is widther only by 3 percent than the Ford Taunus I Coupe and is not really relevant. The average for the „middle” segment amounts to around 1,764 mm and is by 10 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Opel.
The Opel has 3 percent longer wheelbase than Ford. Therefore the Opel Rekord D Coupe is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Opel is 6 percent longer in comparison to the Ford Taunus I. Long cars are more spacious and also provide more storage space. Although the Opel Rekord D seems to be better for families or drivers who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP may be more appropriate to women because it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
Production of the older car commenced 8 years prior to its contender hence man may suspect that this vehicle gives way to Opel because it has not so advanced technologies .
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP, which is by 9 % higher than the Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP, is better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.