The horsepower is a feature that most of car fans take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Opel Insignia Hatchback that has by 60 percent more horsepower when compared to the Mazda. Therefore the Opel Insignia Hatchback will reach higher top speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Opel Insignia Hatchback should also provide better flexiblility in specific gears.
The fuel consumption in city traffic is distinctly to the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic's advantage. This automobile consumes 2.1 l fewer diesel in city traffic in comparison to the Mazda. Better fuel econumy equals an increase in cruising range.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mazda 626 V Hatchback 1.9 100HP manual speeds up relatively slower in
comparison to the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic. The
difference in the amount of
24 percent is
is slightly to the Opel Insignia advantage, however, it should
not be strongly taken into
account when choosing
one of these two
If you are looking for a vehicles for long journeys, which could contain more things in the boot , take the Opel. The Mazda 626 V Hatchback 1.9 100HP manual has by 5 percent smaller luggage compartment in comparison to the Mazda 626 V Hatchback so probably in this case you would be able to take with you one small parcel less. When it comes to the boot also pay attention to its dimensions which have notable effect on loading possibility .
The top speed of the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic is greater in relation to of the Mazda 626 V Hatchback by 33 km/h, which allows the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic to travel faster large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 18 percent is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects room in the cabin and also stability during driving. The Opel is widther by 9 % in relation to the Mazda 626 V Hatchback 1.9 100HP manual and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „middle” segment is around 1,764 mm and is by 92 millimeters smaller than the same feature of the Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Opel Insignia that can hold 6 l more fuel in comparison to the Mazda 626 V Hatchback. The medium fuel tank size in the D class, which is represented by the Opel Insignia, equals 63 liters, whereas in mid-size class (represented by the Mazda) it is 63 liters.
Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic has 120 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Mazda 626 V Hatchback. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Opel Insignia Hatchback has only one extra
gear in relation to the
Mazda 626 V Hatchback. Usually this
extra gear is a very
tall one so that the previous
gears can be narrower to
give better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more speed also affect
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The Opel Insignia Hatchback 2.0 CDTI ECOTEC 160HP automatic has by 117 cubic centimeters larger cubic capacity in comparison to the Mazda 626 V Hatchback. This play a little role as far as acceleration is concerned, as both values are quite simmilar.
The Opel Insignia is 6 % longer than the Mazda 626 V. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Opel Insignia Hatchback preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Opel Insignia Hatchback will be better driven ,however, the Mazda 626 V will be a bit easier for parking due to shorter length .
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle commenced much more earlier than its contender hence it seems to be right to assume that this vehicle is equipped with significantly less advanced parts used.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Opel, which is by 70 millimeters higher than the Mazda 626 V Hatchback 1.9 100HP manual, is better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.
A manual transmission that is placed in the Mazda 626 V Hatchback 1.9 100HP manual is less complex built and is cheaper in use but also it is less comfortable because there is no need to operate clutch to change speeds very often, especialy in a in rush hour in urban traffic where we have lots of stop and go situations. An automatic transmission put in the Opel Insignia with gears in the amount of 6 – speeds gearbox is in our opinion better to use.