Maximum torque of the Volkswagen Golf V is 7 Nm bigger than the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 16V 90HP manual. Because of this, the Volkswagen Golf V will accelerate a little bit faster and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also make that the Volkswagen will use on average less fuel for every 100 km.
The fuel consumption of the Volkswagen Golf V Hatchback 1.4 80HP manual is 1 percent better when compared to the Opel Astra G. Despite the fact that the difference is small, in the long term it may make that your car would be noticably cheper to use.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range and a lower number of rotations at which the highest torque is produced affects an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always recommended to see a torque performance graph.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volkswagen is 3 percent wider when compared to the Opel Astra G. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank size is Volkswagen that is able to take by 3 liters more fuel in comparison to the Opel Astra G Hatchback.
The Volkswagen Golf V Hatchback 1.4 80HP manual is 2 % longer in comparison to the Opel Astra G Hatchback. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and in most cases provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Volkswagen Golf V Hatchback seems to be better pick for families or persons who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving, the Opel Astra G Hatchback 1.4 16V 90HP manual may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Opel was unveiled only 5 years prior to the Volkswagen Golf V, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Volkswagen Golf V Hatchback may have slightly more modern solutions applied in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of thinks to it. The difference of 4 % in favor of the Volkswagen Golf V Hatchback is small and does not matter much.