The horsepower is a parameter that most of us take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual that has by 30 more horsepower in comparison to the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d. Therefore the Opel will reach higher velocity. Having more horsepower the Opel should also provide seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Peugeot is relatively slower compared to the Opel Astra J Sedan. The
difference in the amount of
8 percent is
not really significant and it should
not be strongly taken into
as important when choosing
one of compared
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Opel Astra J Sedan is greater in comparison to the Peugeot 308 II by 10, which allows the Opel Astra J Sedan to travel faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 10 percent is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a car influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Opel Astra J is larger by 1 % in comparison to the Peugeot and is not really relevant. The average for the „C” class amounts to 1,703 mm and is by 116 millimeters larger than the same feature of the Opel.
The wheelbase of a car means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Opel Astra J Sedan has 1 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Peugeot. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Opel Astra J Sedan should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Opel Astra J Sedan 1.4 Turbo ECOTEC 140HP manual has 165 cubic centimeters greater engine size than the Peugeot 308 II. As the difference is small, the Opel Astra J Sedan should accelerate only slightly better, if other paramerters are the same.
The Opel is 10 percent longer in comparison to the Peugeot. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually provide more storage space. While the Opel Astra J Sedan seems to be better choice for families or persons who value soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Opel Astra J, which is by 3 percent higher than the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual, is appropriate pick for you. However, compared cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.