Opel Insignia 2013 vs Opel Astra 2012

Opel Insignia
2013 - 2017
Opel Astra
2012 - 2016
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 170 HP180 HP
Torque: 260 NM230 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.4 seconds9.5 seconds
Opel Astra is a more dynamic driving.
Opel Insignia engine produces 10 HP less power than Opel Astra, but torque is 30 NM more than Opel Astra. Due to the lower power, Opel Insignia reaches 100 km/h speed 0.9 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.87.4
Real fuel consumption: 9.7 l/100km9.6 l/100km
By specification Opel Insignia consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Astra, which means that by driving the Opel Insignia over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Opel Insignia consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Opel Astra.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres56 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1020 km in combined cycle750 km in combined cycle
1340 km on highway960 km on highway
720 km with real consumption580 km with real consumption
Opel Insignia gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 11 years5 years
Engine spread: Used only for this carUsed also on Opel Insignia
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.


Length: 4.91 m4.70 m
Width: 1.86 m1.81 m
Height: 1.52 m1.54 m
Opel Insignia is larger, but slightly lower.
Opel Insignia is 22 cm longer than the Opel Astra, 4 cm wider, while the height of Opel Insignia is 2 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 540 litres500 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1550 litres
Opel Insignia has more luggage capacity.
Opel Insignia has 40 litres more trunk space than the Opel Astra.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Insignia is 0.6 metres less than that of the Opel Astra, which means Opel Insignia can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`2152`085
The Opel Astra scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.
below average

Opel Astra has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Opel Insignia has serious deffects in 75 percent more cases than Opel Astra, so Opel Astra quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 82005600
Rating in user reviews: 7.8/10 8.2/10
Pros and Cons: Opel Insignia has
  • timing chain engine
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
Opel Astra has
  • timing belt engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • better safety assist technologies
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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