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2006 Opel Astra vs. 2004 Opel Agila

To start off, 2006 Opel Astra is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Opel Agila. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Opel Agila would be higher. At 1,364 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Opel Astra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Astra (89 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 32 more horse power than 2004 Opel Agila. (57 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Astra should accelerate faster than 2004 Opel Agila. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Opel Astra weights approximately 210 kg more than 2004 Opel Agila. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 Astra (125 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Opel Agila. (85 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Astra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Opel Agila.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Opel Astra 2004 Opel Agila
Make Opel Opel
Model Astra Agila
Year Released 2006 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1364 cc 998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 125 Nm 85 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1230 kg 1020 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 3510 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1700 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 52 L 42 L


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