The Opel Insignia comes with petrol which produce by 94 more horsepower over the Honda Accord VIII, giving the vehicle a much more sporty character. It should be better car for drivers who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
The difference at the level of 108 % is really substantial which cause that the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 has much more better flexibility of the engine, it speeds up a way faster and has stronger towing capacity.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Honda can reach the
speed of 100Km/h relatively slower in relation to the Opel Insignia. The
difference in the amount of
19 percent is
is slightly to the Opel advantage, however, it should
not be vitally taken into
consideration for choosing
one of these two
With more boot size the Opel Insignia Country Tourer will have much more room for transporting things and be more functional one than the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual. If the size of the luggage compartment is appeals to you, the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 will be better to choose because it is about 33 percent larger than the boot of its contender.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top speed possible to be reached by the Opel Insignia Country Tourer is greater than the Honda Accord VIII by 23 kilometers/hour, which allows the Opel Insignia to overcome faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 23 km/h is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is delivered determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is good to see a torque graph.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability during driving. The width of the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 is larger only by 1 % in relation to the Honda Accord VIII and is not really important. The average for the „middle” class is approximately 1,764 mm and is by 5 percent smaller than the same attribute of the Opel.
The Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 has 1 % longer wheelbase when compared to Honda Accord VIII. As a result the Opel Insignia Country Tourer is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of gears
The Opel Insignia Country Tourer have a higher gear count in relation to the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual which means
that Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 would achieve
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not
observe the difference.
The Opel Insignia Country Tourer has by 1 cc larger engine displacement than the Honda. This play a little role on vehicle's performance, as both figures are quite simmilar.
The Opel is 170 millimeters longer in relation to the Honda. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and in most cases have bigger trunk. Although the Opel Insignia Country Tourer seems to be better pick for families or those who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Honda Accord VIII may be more appropriate to women as it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
The difference in release date between presented vehicles is only 1 year, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a fast pace what may cause that the Opel Insignia may have more advanced technologies.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of loading big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 57 millimeters to the advantage of the Opel is not big and should not be really noticeable.