The horsepower of the Opel is 5 horsepowers bigger in comparison to the Hyundai ix35 SUV. As the difference is not big it should not affect the vehicles performance in a noticeable way.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in rpm at which the maximum torque is produced clearly indicates that the winner is is the one of the Opel Antara SUV. The engine of the Hyundai ix35 achieves its full efficiency at 4,850 revolutions per minute which is by 51 % lower compared with the Opel Antara SUV.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Opel Antara is 34 mm wider in comparison to the Hyundai ix35 SUV. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank size is Opel Antara SUV which is able to take by 10 % more gasoline compared with the Hyundai ix35 SUV.
Opel Antara SUV 2.4 ECOTEC 140HP manual 4x4 has 3 % longer wheelbase in relation to the Hyundai ix35. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Opel Antara SUV has 814 cc greater cubic capacity in comparison to the Hyundai ix35 SUV. The difference is relatively notable. Consequently the Opel should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand bigger engine size equals worst fuel economy.
Gross trailer weight
The Opel Antara SUV is 161 mm longer when compared to the Hyundai ix35 SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual. Long vehicles have more interior space and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Opel Antara SUV occurs to be better choice for families or persons who value convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Hyundai ix35 SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual may appeal to singles as it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Opel Antara, which is by 3 % higher than the Hyundai ix35 SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual, would be better pick for you. However, presented cars do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.