The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Infiniti Q50 which has by 6 percent horsepower more than the Opel Insignia Hatchback, which makes this vehicle slightly quicker. Because of more horsepower the Infiniti will as well give slightly more efficiency in specific speeds.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Infiniti Q50's advantage. This vehicle uses 1.3 l less oil in the mixed cycle than the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the D class, in which the Infiniti Q50 is classified, equals to 7.7 l whereas the Infiniti consumes by 43 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The Infiniti has 50 newton meters more torque than the Opel Insignia. Although a large number of drivers do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a car, it reflects the best how fast a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is little so the difference will not be much noticeable.
The Infiniti burns up 2.1 l of diesel fewer in the city than the Opel. The Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual, which comes from middle class, uses 4.9 l less fuel, which is by 46 percent better result than the average in its class. The difference in fuel efficiency between compared vehicles is really big, so remember that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should select models of similar parameters.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 9 % indicates that the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic is the worst car of these two presented. In the „D class, being represented by the Opel Insignia, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 3 % lower than this of Opel car.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Infiniti Q50 is greater as compared to this of the Opel Insignia which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 7 % is little and is imperceptible in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower value of rotations at which the maximum torque is delivered has an impact on an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. However, to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is always good to check a torque graph.
In this category it is the Infiniti Q50 which can carry 7 % more fuel in relation to the Opel Insignia Hatchback. The medium fuel container capacity in the middle segment, from which the Infiniti comes from, is 63 l, whereas in mid-size class (represented by the Opel Insignia Hatchback) it equals 63 l.
Infiniti Q50 has 123 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual has by 10 percent larger cubic capacity in comparison to the Opel. This may have a little impact when it comes to car's performance, as both figures are quite simmilar.
Model release date
Given that the Opel Insignia was introduced only 5 years earlier than the Infiniti Q50, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Infiniti might have slightly more modern solutions used in it.