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2007 Opel Astra vs. 2008 Opel Astra

To start off, 2008 Opel Astra is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Opel Astra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Opel Astra would be higher. Both 2007 Opel Astra and 2008 Opel Astra are equipped with a 1,598 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Opel Astra (105 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 2008 Opel Astra. (104 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Opel Astra should accelerate faster than 2008 Opel Astra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Opel Astra weights approximately 50 kg more than 2007 Opel Astra.

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, both vehicles can yield 150 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2007 Opel Astra 2008 Opel Astra
Make Opel Opel
Model Astra Astra
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type Hatchback Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 105 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 3900 RPM 3900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 81.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 187 km/hour 185 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 12.2 seconds 12.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1265 kg 1315 kg
Vehicle Length 4300 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 52 L 52 L


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