The horsepower is a feature that most of drivers take into account at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Opel which has by 114 more horsepower than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual. Consequently the Opel Insignia can reach higher speed. Because of more horsepower the Opel will as well provide noticeably better flexiblility in specific gears.
Maximum torque of the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 is 38 newton meters greater than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual. For this reason, the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2.0 Turbo Ecotec 250HP manual 4x4 will accelerate a little bit better and be better to overtake other vehicles. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also cause that the Opel Insignia will use less fuel per 100 kilometers.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference that amounts to 1.6 s indicates that the Mercedes C-Class W204 is the worst car of these two . In the „D class, being represented by the Mercedes, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 4 % lower than this of Mercedes car.
If you are looking for a car for long cruises, which could hold more luggage , pick the Opel. The Mercedes C-Class W204 has by 11 percent less capable boot than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual so probably you would be able to carry one small parcel less. Examining the trunk check its width length and height which have substantial impact on loading possibility .
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Opel is greater compared with this of the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual by 26 kilometers per hour, which allows the Opel to cover quicker long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 12 % is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Opel Insignia is 5 percent wider when compared to the Mercedes C-Class W204. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Trunk length with seats up
The Opel is 314 mm longer than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases have bigger trunk. While the Opel Insignia Country Tourer occurs to be better for families or persons who appreciate convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting may appeal to women because it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Mercedes started to be manufactured only 2 years before the Opel, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really big, however, the Opel may feature slightly more modern solutions used in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 5 % to the advantage of the Opel Insignia is insignificant and does not matter much.