1995 Alfa Romeo 164 vs. 2008 Opel Astra

To start off, 2008 Opel Astra is newer by 13 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Alfa Romeo 164. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 would be higher. At 2,959 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 weights approximately 404 kg more than 2008 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. 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 has automatic transmission and 2008 Opel Astra has manual transmission. 2008 Opel Astra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1995 Alfa Romeo 164 2008 Opel Astra
Make Alfa Romeo Opel
Model 164 Astra
Year Released 1995 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2959 cc 1598 cc
Horse Power 0 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 1078 kg
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2610 mm


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