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2007 Mazda 6 vs. 2012 Opel Antara

To start off, 2012 Opel Antara is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mazda 6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mazda 6 would be higher. At 2,404 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Opel Antara is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Opel Antara (138 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 2007 Mazda 6. (134 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Opel Antara should accelerate faster than 2007 Mazda 6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Opel Antara weights approximately 265 kg more than 2007 Mazda 6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2012 Opel Antara is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Mazda 6. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 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, 2007 Mazda 6 (310 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 90 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Opel Antara. (220 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2007 Mazda 6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Opel Antara.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mazda 6 2012 Opel Antara
Make Mazda Opel
Model 6 Antara
Year Released 2007 2012
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2404 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 220 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 100 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.3:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 200 km/hour 175 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.7 seconds 11.9 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1805 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.4 L/100km 9.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 65 L


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