The horsepower is a parameter that most of us pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Opel that has by 10 horsepower more than the Mazda, which makes this vehicle a bit faster. Having more horsepower the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual will as well provide somewhat better efficiency in specific speeds.
The Opel burns up 8 % fewer in the combined cycle in comparison to the Mazda 3 III. The difference at the level of 0.4 l is not significant. At the same time in the long term it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
Thanks to 111 newton meters more torque, the engine of the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda 3 III. This, in turn, have positive implications for a car's acceleration.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer consumes 14 percent less fuel running around the town in comparison to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer, that represents small family cars class, uses 3.3 l fewer fuel. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the small family cars class is 8.7 l, while the Opel needs by 38 % less amount of fuel than the average.
With more luggage capacity the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer will have much more room for loading things and be more usefull vehicle compared with the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual. If the capacity of the luggage compartment is appeals to you, the Opel Astra J will be better to buy as it is around 37 percent more spacious than the trunk of its competitor.
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This big difference stems from the fact that both compared cars are equipped with various engines. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual has the diesel engine and the Mazda has the petrol engine. In case of different types of engines, comparing this feature seems to be pointless.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Opel that can contain 5 liters more fuel in relation to the Mazda 3 III. The medium fuel container size in the C segment, from which the Opel comes from, is 52 l, whereas in compact class (represented by the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual) it equals 52 l.
The Opel has by 13 percent larger engine displacement in comparison to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback. This may have a little impact when it comes to accleration, as both figures does not differ much.
The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer is 5 percent longer in relation to the Mazda 3 III. The length of the vehicle is significant in terms of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Opel Astra J Sports Tourer 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC 110HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Mazda will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Opel, which is by 6 percent higher than the Mazda 3 III Hatchback, would be appropriate option for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.