The Volkswagen Passat B4 has 67 % more horsepower in relation to Opel Ascona A. The Volkswagen will be distinctly more dynamically speed up owing to bigger horsepower. Also getting ahead of cars or obstacles while moving along the road should be a piece of cake for a vehicle equipped with more powerful motor.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volkswagen Passat B4 Estate is 5 % wider in relation to the Opel Ascona A Estate 1.6 N 60HP. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Volkswagen Passat B4 that can carry 20 liters more fuel in comparison to the Opel Ascona A Estate 1.6 N 60HP. The average fuel tank capacity in the large family cars segment, which is represented by the Volkswagen, equals 63 liters, whereas in D class (represented by the Opel Ascona A) it is 63 l.
The Volkswagen Passat B4 has 8 % longer wheelbase when compared to Opel Ascona A Estate. Thanks to this the Volkswagen is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Volkswagen has by 10 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity in comparison to the Opel Ascona A Estate. This play a little role in terms of acceleration, as both figures are quite simmilar.
The Volkswagen Passat B4 Estate 1.6 100HP manual is 10 % longer in relation to the Opel Ascona A. Long cars are more spacious and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Volkswagen Passat B4 Estate 1.6 100HP manual occurs to be better for families or persons who value convenient rides, the Opel may appeal to city drivers as it will not make problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of loading big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 87 mm in favor of the Volkswagen is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.