The boot of the Opel is only 12 % bigger than the Rover 400 I Estate 1.6 i 112HP manual. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both cars have similar trunk capacity.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Opel Astra G is 2 % wider than the Rover 400 I Estate 1.6 i 112HP manual. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Opel Astra G has 2 percent longer wheelbase in relation to the Rover 400 I Estate. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older vehicle commenced much more earlier than Rover 400 I Estate hence man may suspect that this vehicle is equipped with not so modern solutions applied.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Opel Astra G Estate 1.4 Twinport ECOTEC 90HP, which is by 75 millimeters higher than the Rover 400 I, is better choice for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.