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2006 Opel Antara vs. 1990 Opel Omega

To start off, 2006 Opel Antara is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Opel Omega. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Opel Omega would be higher. At 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1990 Opel Omega is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Antara (212 HP @ 1400 RPM) has 97 more horse power than 1990 Opel Omega. (115 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara should accelerate faster than 1990 Opel Omega.

Because 2006 Opel Antara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 Opel Omega. 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 373 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Opel Omega. (169 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Antara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Opel Omega. 2006 Opel Antara has automatic transmission and 1990 Opel Omega has manual transmission. 1990 Opel Omega 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 1990 Opel Omega
Make Opel Opel
Model Antara Omega
Year Released 2006 1990
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1899 cc 1998 cc
Horse Power 212 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 1400 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 169 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 2600 RPM
Top Speed 210 km/hour 182 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1770 mm


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