The horsepower of the MG ZS Hatchback 1.4 103HP is 13 horsepowers bigger in relation to the Opel Astra G. As the difference is not big it should not affect the vehicles performance extensively.
With more trunk space the MG ZS Hatchback 1.4 103HP will have much more room for loading things and be more usefull car than the Opel Astra G Hatchback. If the capacity of the trunk is appeals to you, the MG will be better to buy as it is around 27 percent larger than the trunk of the Opel Astra G Hatchback.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the MG ZS Hatchback which can contain 3 l more fuel in comparison to the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 Twinport ECOTEC 90HP manual. The average fuel tank size in the C segment, which is represented by the MG, equals 52 l, whereas in C class (represented by the Opel) it is 52 liters.
The wheelbase of a car means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. MG ZS has 1 percent longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Opel Astra G. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of MG should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The MG ZS Hatchback is 422 millimeters longer than the Opel Astra G. The length of the vehicle is important in respect of travelling comfort and space in the boot. The MG preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the MG ZS Hatchback will be better driven but the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 Twinport ECOTEC 90HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length .
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Opel Astra G's production began only 3 years before the MG ZS Hatchback 1.4 103HP, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really big, however, the MG may have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.