2004 Opel Zafira vs. 2012 Peugeot 5008

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 5008 is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Opel Zafira. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Opel Zafira would be higher. At 2,198 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Opel Zafira is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Opel Zafira (123 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 2012 Peugeot 5008. (108 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Opel Zafira should accelerate faster than 2012 Peugeot 5008.

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, 2004 Opel Zafira (270 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Peugeot 5008. (240 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 2004 Opel Zafira will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Peugeot 5008. 2012 Peugeot 5008 has automatic transmission and 2004 Opel Zafira has manual transmission. 2004 Opel Zafira will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Peugeot 5008 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Opel Zafira 2012 Peugeot 5008
Make Opel Peugeot
Model Zafira 5008
Year Released 2004 2012
Body Type Minivan Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2198 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 123 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 270 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 1750 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Top Speed 187 km/hour 183 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4320 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1835 mm
Vehicle Height 1640 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2735 mm


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