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2006 Opel Antara vs. 2005 Opel Vectra

To start off, 2006 Opel Antara is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Opel Vectra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Opel Vectra 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 92 more horse power than 2005 Opel Vectra. (120 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Antara should accelerate faster than 2005 Opel Vectra.

Because 2006 Opel Antara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Opel Vectra. 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 375 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Opel Vectra. (167 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Antara will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Opel Vectra. 2006 Opel Antara has automatic transmission and 2005 Opel Vectra has manual transmission. 2005 Opel Vectra 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 2005 Opel Vectra
Make Opel Opel
Model Antara Vectra
Year Released 2006 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1899 cc 1794 cc
Horse Power 212 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 1400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 542 Nm 167 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 210 km/hour 205 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1800 mm


 

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