Opel Astra CDTi vs Seat Leon TDI, compact what is better?

Opel Astra CDTi vs Seat Leon TDI, compact what is better?

The Opel Astra and Seat Leon and in particular the Diesel 1.6 CDTi 110 hp and 1.6 TDI 116 hp versions and blunt as the two compact best-selling cars so far this 2017. We tried, we measure and what you have.

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: what compact is better?

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: what compact is better?

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: what compact is better?

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: what compact is better?

They are Opel Astra and Seat Leon Common models competing to be year after year cars compact best sellers in our country in the segment and global sales. East 2017 They have started very strongly. He Seat Leon renovated (It was presented in November last year) leads with 2,329 units sales list and then surprise, the VW Golf (2,085 units) is placed, while it is true that sure "settled at irresistible prices" before the imminent arrival of the updated Golf, picture and refurbished equipment (what you have here). Opel Astra good, who arrived in 2015, completes the podium with 1,736 sales 31 January 2017.

Although sales of Models from gasoline They have increased significantly in recent times, and in the ranges of these Astra and Leon, versions stars are Diesel and specifically these options 1.6 CDTi 110 hp in the case of Opel and 1.6 TDI 116 hp by the Seat. In the case of Lion, This mechanical version has improved performance from the model update, from the 110 hp current 116.

Seat Leon 2017

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: features

While performance and fuel consumption remain similar in the New Seat Leon 1.6 TDI 116 hp, still it conditioned by what means maintaining the same gearbox 5-speed single of before. Here the Astra It is unbeatable. with its gearbox 6 speed and a motor 1.6 CDTi especially generous torque and below 2,000 rpm (clearly above the 1.6 TDI), not only provides good numbers stopwatch and supplier, also driving pleasure and solvency. We have checked in Astra in our dynamometer 34 mkg at 1,890 rpm, by 27.2 mkg to 2,035 in León (115 hp at 3460 and rpm and 3810 rpm to 118.6 CV respectively). With a gearbox with fewer commitments when adjusting the developments, the Astra It feels especially more decisive and carefree high rival gears. In 6th 1.6 CDTI rotates within the 1.6 TDI rpm in 5th and also the Astra is faster than the Lion rushing to overtake. And so comparable in all gears.

Opel Astra

He Lion invests the balance with his older refinement mechanic. His staging is more refined and quieter than before (has improved insulation) and puts in evidence relating to good Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi, Now, by comparison, more rough and noisy Mechanical at times (morning starting phases of strong acceleration, etc).

In the performance of their chassis we’ve found two cars with exemplary behavior. He Astra it’s something more soft from suspension, but probably more agile from address. For nothing is awkward reacting Seat our orders wheel and feel that goes something much more settled if we force the march. In any case, both they comply with very good dynamic balance. In our examination to brakes, he Seat It has been extraordinary. Losing 70 meters from 140 km / h is only available to the best and the Lion have been enough 70.1 meters.

BENEFITS Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi 110 Seat Leon 1.6 TDI 116
Acel. 0-100 km / h 9.46 s 10.38 s
Acel. 0-1000 meters 31.3 s 32.3 s
Overtaking 80-120 km / h in 4th 7.57 s 9,25 s
Loudness 100 km / h 67 dB 68 dB
Loudness 120 km / h 70 dB 69.9 dB
Braking from 140 km / h 72.8 m 70.1 m
Weight scale 1,340 kg 1,318 kg

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: consumption

He Opel Astra consumes more between streets, cars and traffic lights. But reasonably, in any case. No stop-start and in the morning jams a big city, today seems out of place, if only by a matter of conscience. He 1.6 TDI Lion itself to in traffic jams and amortized lower consumption, emissions from escape Y higher comfort acoustic. On the road, the Astra shows his 6th gear and leads you to consume less fuel. Not far from the Lion and in any case, as Diesel good, both are very efficient in paths long distance.

CONSUMPTION Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi 110 Seat Leon 1.6 TDI 116
Consumption city 5,9 l / 100 km 5,5 l / 100 km
Consumption Highway 4.8 l / 100 km 5,0 l / 100 km
average consumption 5,2 l / 100 km 5,2 l / 100 km

Seat Leon

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: space

Neither do small or big rival. As good compact the moment, Astra Y Lion They may well play the role of family cars media. The differences between their levels of habitability They are more testimonial than anything else. But we volumes of their porterage. The 390 liters of the lion They are fine for what is offered in the segment, when well below its false floor hides a spare wheel. Choosing this option in the Astra, his trunk it is reduced almost to a minimum: in these conditions have verified 320 liters, and any utility. If you opt for the reparapinchazos kit, so he Astra It offers a large trunk 400 liters.

SPACE Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi 110 Seat Leon 1.6 TDI 116
front width 140 cm 142 cm
rear width 135 cm 134 cm
front height 94-101 cm 95-101 cm
rear height 92 cm 96 cm
Legroom 76 cm 75 cm
Trunk 400 liters 390 liters

Opel Astra

Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi vs Seat Leon 1.6 TDI: Price

This generation Opel Astra has made his prices an argument Irresistible. Overall, its rates are among the most attractive segment, where also the general feeling that conveys you the Astra car is modern and of high quality. If you also offered this compelling version 1.6 CDTi 110 hp with basic finish Selective since 17,792 euros… The new Leon 1.6 TDI 116 hp finishing Reference you have to shell out 2,000 euros. Mostly standard equipment does not justify all its higher price. But in our valuation point by point and also upon our subjectivity, Seat Lion is our chosen for its greater overall balance. Yes, narrow win the points.

DISCOUNTED RATES (FEBRUARY 2017) Opel Astra 1.6 CDTi 110 (between 17,790 and 20,005 euros) Seat Leon 1.6 TDI 116 (between 19,960 and 21,830 euros)

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