2006 Opel Vectra vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Opel Vectra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Opel Vectra would be higher. At 2,792 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Opel Vectra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Vectra (252 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 72 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Vectra should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Opel Vectra weights approximately 24 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. 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 Vectra (355 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 137 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Opel Vectra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2006 Opel Vectra has manual transmission. 2006 Opel Vectra will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Opel Vectra 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Opel Honda
Model Vectra CR-V
Year Released 2006 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2792 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 252 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 355 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4620 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 58 L


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