The Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual burns up 7 percent less fuel in urban cycle compared with the Opel Astra G. The difference at the level of 0.6 l will be very significant in daily use of vehicle. Additionally, within several years it will give huge savings. Moreover you shoule take int consideration that presented results of the average fuel consumption can be considerably raised if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel economy of the cars compared by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose cars with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mazda 3 I is 3 % wider in comparison to the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 16V 90HP manual. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Mazda which can take by 6 percent more fuel compared with the Opel.
Mazda 3 I Hatchback has 37 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Opel Astra G Hatchback. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Maximum load capacity
The Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual is 7 % longer than the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 16V 90HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Mazda 3 I occurs to be better pick for families or those who value soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Opel Astra G Hatchback may appeal to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
The difference in debut day between these two cars is only 5 years, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a staggering pace and for that reason the Mazda 3 I may feature more advanced solutions thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Mazda, which is by 40 mm higher than the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 16V 90HP manual, would be appropriate pick for you. However, compared cars do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.