Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Bora (1J2) 1.6 16V (petrol, 1999)
• Opel Astra H 1.7 CDTI (diesel, 2004)
• Opel Zafira B (facelift 2008) 1.7 DTR (diesel, 2008)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerVolkswagenOpelOpel
SeriesBoraAstraZafira
Model(1J2) 1.6 16VH 1.7 CDTIB (facelift 2008) 1.7 DTR
First year of production199920042008
Last year of production200520092010

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)hatchback (liftback, fastback)-
Number of doors4 (four)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 / 7
Wheelbase2519.00 mm (millimeters)
8.26 ft (feet)
99.17 in (inches)
2.5190 m (meters)
2614.00 mm (millimeters)
8.58 ft (feet)
102.91 in (inches)
2.6140 m (meters)
2703.00 mm (millimeters)
8.87 ft (feet)
106.42 in (inches)
2.7030 m (meters)
Front track1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
1488.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.58 in (inches)
1.4880 m (meters)
1488.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.58 in (inches)
1.4880 m (meters)
Rear track1494.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.82 in (inches)
1.4940 m (meters)
1488.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.58 in (inches)
1.4880 m (meters)
1512.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.53 in (inches)
1.5120 m (meters)
Length4376.00 mm (millimeters)
14.36 ft (feet)
172.28 in (inches)
4.3760 m (meters)
4249.00 mm (millimeters)
13.94 ft (feet)
167.28 in (inches)
4.2490 m (meters)
4467.00 mm (millimeters)
14.66 ft (feet)
175.87 in (inches)
4.4670 m (meters)
Width1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1753.00 mm (millimeters)
5.75 ft (feet)
69.02 in (inches)
1.7530 m (meters)
2025.00 mm (millimeters)
6.64 ft (feet)
79.72 in (inches)
2.0250 m (meters)
Height1446.00 mm (millimeters)
4.74 ft (feet)
56.93 in (inches)
1.4460 m (meters)
1467.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.76 in (inches)
1.4670 m (meters)
1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
Ground clearance-160.00 mm (millimeters)
0.52 ft (feet)
6.30 in (inches)
0.1600 m (meters)
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Minimum trunk/boot space capacity455.0 l (liters)
16.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.46 m3 (cubic meters)
455000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
380.0 l (liters)
13.42 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.38 m3 (cubic meters)
380000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
540.0 l (liters)
19.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.54 m3 (cubic meters)
540000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity785.0 l (liters)
27.72 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.79 m3 (cubic meters)
785000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1330.0 l (liters)
46.97 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.33 m3 (cubic meters)
1330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1820.0 l (liters)
64.27 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.82 m3 (cubic meters)
1820000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1360 kg (kilograms)
2998.29 lbs (pounds)
1265 kg (kilograms)
2788.85 lbs (pounds)
1513 kg (kilograms)
3335.59 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1760 kg (kilograms)
3880.14 lbs (pounds)
1840 kg (kilograms)
4056.51 lbs (pounds)
2180 kg (kilograms)
4806.08 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
52.0 l (liters)
11.44 UK gal (UK gallons)
13.74 US gal (US gallons)
58.0 l (liters)
12.76 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.32 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetroldieseldiesel
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)common railcommon rail
Engine model---
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1598 cc (cubic centimeters)1686 cc (cubic centimeters)1686 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedturboturbo
Compression ratio11.50 : 118.40 : 118.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
79.00 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.11 in (inches)
0.0790 m (meters)
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Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)86.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.42 in (inches)
0.0869 m (meters)
86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)
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Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power105 hp (horse power)
78.3 kW (kilowatts)
106.5 ps (metric horsepower)
100 hp (horse power)
74.6 kW (kilowatts)
101.4 ps (metric horsepower)
125 hp (horse power)
93.2 kW (kilowatts)
126.7 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5700 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque148 Nm (newton meters)
15.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
109.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
240 Nm (newton meters)
24.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
177.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
280 Nm (newton meters)
28.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
206.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)2300 rpm (revolutions per minute)2300 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.30 s (seconds)12.30 s (seconds)12.30 s (seconds)
Maximum speed192 km/h (kilometers per hour)
119.30 mph (miles per hour)
181 km/h (kilometers per hour)
112.47 mph (miles per hour)
189 km/h (kilometers per hour)
117.44 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient0.320.320.31

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)9.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.09 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.54 mpl (miles per liter)
10.53 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.39 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.66 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.86 mpl (miles per liter)
15.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)5.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.25 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
41.27 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.90 mpl (miles per liter)
17.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.92 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
56.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
14.79 mpl (miles per liter)
23.81 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.08 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.29 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
48.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.68 mpl (miles per liter)
20.41 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.10 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.32 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
47.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.43 mpl (miles per liter)
20.00 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.25 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
41.27 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.90 mpl (miles per liter)
17.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IV-EURO V
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions170 g/km (grammes per kilometer)-152 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears---
Number of manual gears5 (five)5 (five)6 (six)
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulic--
Turning circle diameter10.90 m (meters)
35.76 ft (feet)
429.13 in (inches)
-11.50 m (meters)
37.73 ft (feet)
452.76 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - independent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
- shock absorber strut/damper-
Type of rear suspension - semi-dependent
- coil springs
- shock absorber strut/damper-

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size6J X 156.5J X 15R16
Tyre code195/65 R15195/65 R15205/55 R16