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2006 Opel Antara vs. 1982 Opel Corsa

To start off, 2006 Opel Antara is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Opel Corsa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Opel Corsa would be higher. At 1,899 cc, 2006 Opel Antara is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Antara (212 HP @ 1400 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 1982 Opel Corsa. (70 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara should accelerate faster than 1982 Opel Corsa.

Because 2006 Opel Antara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1982 Opel Corsa. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara 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 Opel Antara (542 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 440 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Opel Corsa. (102 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Antara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Opel Corsa. 2006 Opel Antara has automatic transmission and 1982 Opel Corsa has manual transmission. 1982 Opel Corsa will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Opel Antara will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Opel Antara 1982 Opel Corsa
Make Opel Opel
Model Antara Corsa
Year Released 2006 1982
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1899 cc 1297 cc
Horse Power 212 HP 70 HP
Engine RPM 1400 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 102 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 3800 RPM
Top Speed 210 km/hour 163 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1550 mm


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