The horsepower is a parameter that most of us pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual, that has by 115 percent more horsepower in comparison to the Lada, which makes this vehicle a lot of faster. Because of more horsepower the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual will also give significantly better flexiblility in specific gears.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly influences on interior space for travelers and also stability while driving. The width of the Opel Astra J Sedan is larger by 206 mm than the Lada and is not really relevant. The medium for the „compact” segment equals to around 1,703 millimeters and is by 7 % larger than the same feature of the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable car's weight distribution. Opel Astra J has 9 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Lada. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Opel Astra J should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Opel Astra J has by 64 cubic centimeters bigger engine displacement when compared to the Lada. This may have a little impact as far as acceleration is concerned, as both values does not differ much.
The Opel is 12 percent longer than the Lada 2106 2106 Sedan. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Opel Astra J Sedan seems to be better choice for families or drivers who value convenient driving, the Lada 2106 2106 Sedan may appeal to city drivers because it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Opel Astra J, which is by 62 millimeters higher than the Lada 2106 2106 Sedan, would be better choice for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.