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2005 Opel Tigra vs. 2005 Volkswagen Bora

To start off, both 2005 Opel Tigra and 2005 Volkswagen Bora were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,896 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Volkswagen Bora is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Volkswagen Bora (113 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 2005 Opel Tigra. (70 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Volkswagen Bora should accelerate faster than 2005 Opel Tigra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Volkswagen Bora weights approximately 126 kg more than 2005 Opel Tigra. 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, both vehicles can yield 170 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Opel Tigra 2005 Volkswagen Bora
Make Opel Volkswagen
Model Tigra Bora
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1194 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 70 HP 113 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 69.6 mm 82.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1205 kg 1331 kg
Vehicle Length 3930 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1490 mm


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