1991 Acura Legend vs. 2004 Opel Astra

To start off, 2004 Opel Astra is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Acura Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Acura Legend would be higher. At 2,673 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Acura Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Opel Astra (197 HP) has 37 more horse power than 1991 Acura Legend. (160 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2004 Opel Astra should accelerate faster than 1991 Acura Legend. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Acura Legend weights approximately 185 kg more than 2004 Opel Astra.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, both vehicles can yield 220 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Acura Legend 2004 Opel Astra
Make Acura Opel
Model Legend Astra
Year Released 1991 2004
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2673 cc 1996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 197 HP
Torque 220 Nm 220 Nm
Engine Bore Size 86.9 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.9 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 8.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1365 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4300 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2640 mm


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