2005 Opel Corsa vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Opel Corsa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Opel Corsa would be higher. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 124 more horse power than 2005 Opel Corsa. (56 HP @ 4300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2005 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 611 kg more than 2005 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, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 113 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Opel Corsa. (105 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Opel Corsa. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2005 Opel Corsa has manual transmission. 2005 Opel Corsa will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Opel Corsa 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Opel Honda
Model Corsa CR-V
Year Released 2005 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1684 cc 2400 cc
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 56 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4300 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 105 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 945 kg 1556 kg
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 58 L


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