2001 Opel Zafira vs. 1995 Opel Corsa

To start off, 2001 Opel Zafira is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Opel Corsa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 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) has 39 more horse power than 1995 Opel Corsa. (59 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Opel Zafira should accelerate faster than 1995 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Opel Zafira weights approximately 405 kg more than 1995 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 108 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Opel Corsa. (112 Nm @ 2650 RPM). This means 2001 Opel Zafira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Opel Corsa.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Zafira 1995 Opel Corsa
Make Opel Opel
Model Zafira Corsa
Year Released 2001 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 1685 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 98 HP 59 HP
Torque 220 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 2650 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 1080 kg
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2450 mm