2001 Opel Zafira vs. 1984 Opel Corsa

To start off, 2001 Opel Zafira is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1984 Opel Corsa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1984 Opel Corsa would be higher. At 1,994 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Opel Zafira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Opel Zafira (98 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 54 more horse power than 1984 Opel Corsa. (44 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Opel Zafira should accelerate faster than 1984 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Opel Zafira weights approximately 715 kg more than 1984 Opel Corsa. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2001 Opel Zafira (220 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 152 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Opel Corsa. (68 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2001 Opel Zafira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Opel Corsa.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Zafira 1984 Opel Corsa
Make Opel Opel
Model Zafira Corsa
Year Released 2001 1984
Body Type Minivan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 993 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 98 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 220 Nm 68 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 770 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 3960 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2850 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 70 L


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