2006 Mahindra Scorpio vs. 2001 Opel Zafira

To start off, 2006 Mahindra Scorpio 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 2,607 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Mahindra Scorpio is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Mahindra Scorpio (104 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 2001 Opel Zafira. (98 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Mahindra Scorpio should accelerate faster than 2001 Opel Zafira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Mahindra Scorpio weights approximately 295 kg more than 2001 Opel Zafira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Mahindra Scorpio is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2001 Opel Zafira. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Mahindra Scorpio 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, 2006 Mahindra Scorpio (255 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 35 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Opel Zafira. (220 Nm @ 1500 RPM). This means 2006 Mahindra Scorpio will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Opel Zafira.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Mahindra Scorpio 2001 Opel Zafira
Make Mahindra Opel
Model Scorpio Zafira
Year Released 2006 2001
Body Type SUV Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2607 cc 1994 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 104 HP 98 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 255 Nm 220 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 1500 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1780 kg 1485 kg
Vehicle Length 3360 mm 4320 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2040 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 58 L


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