The Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.0HDi 163HP manual has 103 horsepowers more horsepower in comparison to the Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP. The superiority is really big and so it have a significant impact on joy of driving the vehicle. It may be interesting to know that the Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.0HDi 163HP manual has by 10 hp more horsepower compared to the medium level in its segment.
The difference of 203 % is really appreciable. It results from the fact that these cars have different types of engine. While the Peugeot has a diesel engine, the Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP is equipped with a petrol engine.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed where the highest torque is reached determines how fast an engine achieves its full performance with growth in rmp. The lower revolutions or the longer range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.0HDi 163HP manual is 114 mm wider in relation to the Opel. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Peugeot 407 Coupe which can contain 13 l more fuel compared with the Opel Rekord D Coupe. The average fuel container size in the large family cars segment, from which the Peugeot comes from, is 63 l, whereas in large family cars segment (represented by the Opel Rekord D Coupe) it is 63 liters.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Peugeot has 52 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Peugeot 407 Coupe should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The Peugeot 407 Coupe 2.0HDi 163HP manual have a higher speed count in relation to the Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP which means
that Peugeot will have
faster speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.
The Peugeot has 18 percent bigger engine displacement than the Opel Rekord D Coupe 1.7 60HP. As the difference is not big, the Peugeot 407 should accelerate slightly better, of course if other paramerters are does not play a role.
The Peugeot is 269 millimeters longer when compared to the Opel. The length of the car is significant when it comes to driving comfort and room in the boot. The Peugeot 407 Coupe preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Peugeot 407 will be better driven ,however, the Opel Rekord D will be a little easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.