The horsepower of the Opel Insignia is 10 hp grater in comparison to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback. While the difference is small it should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOFLEX 130HP automatic burns up 1 liter less in the combined cycle than the Mazda 6 II. The difference in the amount of 15 % is not realy noticeable. Nevertheless during a longer period of time it would allow you to make a real savings.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference that amounts to 3 % shows that the Mazda 6 II is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „middle class, being represented by the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual, the average acceleration is 9.9 s and is by 17 % higher than this of Mazda vehicle.
The trunk of the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOFLEX 130HP automatic is only 4 % bigger than the Mazda 6 II Hatchback. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both cars have more of less the same boot size.
The top velocity of the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOFLEX 130HP automatic is higher in comparison to this of the Mazda which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 2 percent is little and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Opel Insignia is 4 percent wider when compared to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Mazda 6 II Hatchback gives way to the Opel Insignia Hatchback in the category of fuel tank size. The Opel is able to hold by 9 percent more fuel than its competitor.
The Opel Insignia has 2 % longer wheelbase when compared to Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. Thanks to this the Opel Insignia Hatchback is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
Number of gears
The Opel Insignia Hatchback has a one extra
speed in comparison to the
Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. Most often the
extra gear is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
speeds can be narrower in order to
give better performance in the
lower gears. One more speed as well have an effect on decreasing
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback has 159 cc bigger engine size compared to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. As the difference is not big, the Opel Insignia Hatchback should accelerate slightly faster, if other paramerters are equal.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback is 143 millimeters longer in comparison to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Opel very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Opel will be better driven but the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Given that the Mazda 6 II Hatchback was introduced only 1 year earlier than the Opel Insignia, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Opel Insignia may have a bit more new solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Opel, which is by 5 percent higher than the Mazda, is appropriate pick for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.
Automatic transmission which is in the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOFLEX 130HP automatic in spite of having a few minuses gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is more rested. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.