The horsepower of the Opel Astra J is by 3 percent grater in relation to the Lexus CT. Because the difference is little this should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
The Opel Astra J has 56 Nm more torque in comparison to the Lexus. Although the majority of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it describes the best how fast a car acclerates. When it comes to compared vehicles the difference is quite big thus the Opel Astra J will give you better feeling of driving.
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Opel is greater as compared to this of the Lexus which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 25 km/h is little and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is generated clearly indicates that a vehicle with an engine that doesn’t need taking it up at high revs is the one of the Opel. The engine of the Lexus CT achieves its full efficiency at 4,000 revolutions per minute which is by 54 % worst result compared with the Opel Astra J Sedan.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual is 59 mm wider when compared to the Lexus CT Hatchback 5d 200h 136HP automatic. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Opel Astra J Sedan has 2 percent longer wheelbase than Lexus CT Hatchback 5d. Consequently the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual is 341 mm longer when compared to the Lexus CT Hatchback 5d. The length of the vehicle is important in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Opel Astra J Sedan probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Opel will be better driven ,however, the Lexus will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length .
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual, which is by 5 % higher than the Lexus CT, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two cars do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.