2001 Opel Zafira vs. 2006 Opel Corsa

To start off, 2006 Opel Corsa is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Opel Zafira. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Opel Zafira 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 39 more horse power than 2006 Opel Corsa. (59 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Opel Zafira should accelerate faster than 2006 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Opel Zafira weights approximately 549 kg more than 2006 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 132 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Opel Corsa. (88 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2001 Opel Zafira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Opel Corsa.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Opel Zafira 2006 Opel Corsa
Make Opel Opel
Model Zafira Corsa
Year Released 2001 2006
Body Type Minivan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 98 HP 59 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 220 Nm 88 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1485 kg 936 kg
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 3820 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1690 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 44 L


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