The horsepower of the Mazda 6 II Hatchback is 19 percent bigger than the Opel Vectra B. Because the difference is little this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual uses 0.8 l fewer in the mixed cycle in relation to the Opel. The difference in the amount of 11 percent is not realy noticeable. Nevertheless in the long term it would give a considerable reduction of costs.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 0.9 s shows that the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „middle class, being represented by the Opel, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 2.6 s higher than this of Opel car.
The boot of the Mazda 6 II Hatchback is only 6 percent bigger than the Opel. However, the difference is not big it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
The maximum velocity of the Mazda is higher in comparison to this of the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 4 percent is small and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Mazda 6 II is 5 % wider than the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Mazda that can carry 4 l more fuel than the Opel Vectra B. The average fuel container capacity in the middle segment, from which the Mazda 6 II Hatchback comes from, is 63 liters, whereas in large family cars class (represented by the Opel Vectra B) it amounts to 63 l.
Mazda 6 II has 1 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Opel. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The Mazda 6 II Hatchback has by 199 cc greater engine capacity in comparison to the Opel Vectra B Hatchback. This play a little role as far as acceleration is concerned, as both figures are quite simmilar.
The Mazda 6 II Hatchback is 197 millimeters longer in relation to the Opel Vectra B. Long cars are more spacious and also provide more storage space. Although the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual occurs to be better option for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Opel Vectra B Hatchback 1.6 16V ECOTEC 101HP manual may appeal to women because it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle commenced much more earlier than its rival and for this reason we may expect that this car gives way to Mazda 6 II because it has significantly less advanced solutions applied.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 8 mm in favor of the Mazda 6 II Hatchback is little and should not be really noticeable.