2001 Opel Zafira vs. 1980 Opel Kadett

To start off, 2001 Opel Zafira is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Opel Kadett. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Opel Kadett would be higher. At 1,994 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Opel Zafira is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Opel Zafira weights approximately 700 kg more than 1980 Opel Kadett.

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.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Zafira 1980 Opel Kadett
Make Opel Opel
Model Zafira Kadett
Year Released 2001 1980
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 993 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 98 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 785 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4220 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2520 mm


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