1991 Acura Legend vs. 2012 Opel Astra

To start off, 2012 Opel Astra is newer by 21 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, 1991 Acura Legend (160 HP) has 21 more horse power than 2012 Opel Astra. (139 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Acura Legend should accelerate faster than 2012 Opel Astra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Opel Astra weights approximately 75 kg more than 1991 Acura Legend.

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, 1991 Acura Legend (220 Nm) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Opel Astra. (175 Nm). This means 1991 Acura Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Opel Astra.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Acura Legend 2012 Opel Astra
Make Acura Opel
Model Legend Astra
Year Released 1991 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2673 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 160 HP 139 HP
Torque 220 Nm 175 Nm
Engine Bore Size 86.9 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 74.9 mm 88.2 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1625 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2620 mm