2006 Opel Signum vs. 2007 Opel Signum

To start off, 2007 Opel Signum is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Opel Signum. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Opel Signum would be higher. At 2,958 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Opel Signum is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Signum (175 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2007 Opel Signum. (153 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Signum should accelerate faster than 2007 Opel Signum. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Opel Signum weights approximately 135 kg more than 2007 Opel Signum. 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 Signum (370 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Opel Signum. (220 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Signum will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Opel Signum.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Opel Signum 2007 Opel Signum
Make Opel Opel
Model Signum Signum
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2958 cc 2196 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 175 HP 153 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 220 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.5 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 94.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.5:1 12.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 221 km/hour 211 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.4 seconds 9.8 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1670 kg 1535 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2840 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.6 L/100km 8.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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