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2009 Hummer H2 vs. 1999 Opel Meriva

To start off, 2009 Hummer H2 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Opel Meriva. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Opel Meriva would be higher. At 6,199 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Hummer H2 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Hummer H2 (393 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 292 more horse power than 1999 Opel Meriva. (101 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Hummer H2 should accelerate faster than 1999 Opel Meriva. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Hummer H2 weights approximately 1558 kg more than 1999 Opel Meriva. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Hummer H2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1999 Opel Meriva. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Hummer H2 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, 2009 Hummer H2 (564 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 324 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Opel Meriva. (240 Nm @ 2300 RPM). This means 2009 Hummer H2 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Opel Meriva. 2009 Hummer H2 has automatic transmission and 1999 Opel Meriva has manual transmission. 1999 Opel Meriva will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Hummer H2 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Hummer H2 1999 Opel Meriva
Make Hummer Opel
Model H2 Meriva
Year Released 2009 1999
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6199 cc 1686 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 393 HP 101 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 564 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 4300 RPM 2300 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2903 kg 1345 kg
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 2070 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 2020 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2450 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 121 L 53 L


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