The Opel has by 112 % more horsepower compared to the Skoda Rapid II Liftback 1.2 TSI 85HP manual. The difference is really big and for this reason it greatly affect sensation of traveling the vehicle. It may be interesting to know that the Opel Astra J has by 58 percent more horses under the hood compared to the average in its segment.
The Opel Astra J GTC has 71 Nm more torque in relation to the Skoda Rapid II Liftback 1.2 TSI 85HP manual. Although most of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when choosing a car, it shows the best how fast a vehicle is speeding up. In this case the difference is of considerable size hence the Opel Astra J will deliver you better feeling of driving.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a fast driving is what you realy like, the Opel is better for you because it’s
acceleration to 100 km/h is
better compared to
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Opel Astra J GTC 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC 180HP manual is higher as compared to this of the Skoda Rapid II which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 37 kilometers/hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday use.
distance between left and right side of a car directly affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability during driving. The width of the Opel Astra J is larger only by 139 millimeters in relation to the Skoda and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „small family cars” segment equals to approximately 1,703 mm and is by 142 millimeters smaller than the same feature of the Opel Astra J.
The Opel Astra J has 3 percent longer wheelbase than Skoda Rapid II. As a result the Opel Astra J GTC is more safe and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
Number of gears
The Opel Astra J GTC 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC 180HP manual have a higher speed count in relation to the Skoda Rapid II Liftback which means
that Opel Astra J GTC will achieve
better acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
feel the difference.
The engine displacement of the Opel Astra J GTC 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC 180HP manual is by 33 percent bigger in comparison to the Skoda Rapid II. For this reason the Skoda Rapid II Liftback will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Opel Astra J GTC will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Opel, which is by 1 % higher than the Skoda Rapid II Liftback, would be better choice for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.