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2007 Opel Tigra vs. 2006 Opel Astra

To start off, 2007 Opel Tigra is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Opel Astra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Opel Astra would be higher. At 1,598 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Opel Astra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Opel Astra (104 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 35 more horse power than 2007 Opel Tigra. (69 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Opel Astra should accelerate faster than 2007 Opel Tigra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Opel Astra weights approximately 50 kg more than 2007 Opel Tigra. 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, 2007 Opel Tigra (170 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 20 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Opel Astra. (150 Nm @ 3900 RPM). This means 2007 Opel Tigra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Opel Astra.

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2007 Opel Tigra 2006 Opel Astra
Make Opel Opel
Model Tigra Astra
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1246 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 69 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 150 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 3900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 69.6 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 81.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 167 km/hour 185 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 15.5 seconds 12.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1265 kg 1315 kg
Vehicle Length 3930 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 4.6 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L 52 L


 

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