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2005 Porsche 996 vs. 2012 Opel Combo

To start off, 2012 Opel Combo is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Porsche 996. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Porsche 996 would be higher. At 3,594 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Porsche 996 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Porsche 996 (317 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 228 more horse power than 2012 Opel Combo. (89 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Porsche 996 should accelerate faster than 2012 Opel Combo.

Because 2005 Porsche 996 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2012 Opel Combo. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Porsche 996 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2005 Porsche 996 (370 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 244 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Opel Combo. (126 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Porsche 996 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Opel Combo.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Porsche 996 2012 Opel Combo
Make Porsche Opel
Model 996 Combo
Year Released 2005 2012
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 3594 cc 1364 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 89 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 126 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96 mm 73.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82.8 mm 80.6 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4330 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 52 L


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