Toyota Celica 1990 vs Opel Calibra 1990

Toyota Celica
1990 - 1994
Opel Calibra
1990 - 1994
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 156 HP115 HP
Torque: 186 NM170 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.4 seconds10 seconds
Toyota Celica is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota Celica engine produces 41 HP more power than Opel Calibra, whereas torque is 16 NM more than Opel Calibra. Thanks to more power Toyota Celica reaches 100 km/h speed 1.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.88.2
Real fuel consumption: 10.0 l/100km8.2 l/100km
The Opel Calibra is a better choice in terms of fuel economy based on user-reported consumption, although the specification shows otherwise.
By specification Toyota Celica consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Calibra, which means that by driving the Toyota Celica over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Toyota Celica consumes 1.8 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Opel Calibra.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres63 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 760 km in combined cycle760 km in combined cycle
1030 km on highway1010 km on highway
600 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 21 years10 years
Engine spread: Used also on Toyota Carina EInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Opel Frontera, Opel Omega
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Opel Calibra engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.42 m4.49 m
Width: 1.70 m1.69 m
Height: 1.30 m1.32 m
Both cars are similar in size. Toyota Celica is 7 cm shorter than the Opel Calibra, 1 cm wider, while the height of Toyota Celica is 2 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 320 litres300 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data980 litres
Even though the car is shorter, Toyota Celica has 20 litres more trunk space than the Opel Calibra. The Opel Calibra may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 11 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Celica is 0.5 metres less than that of the Opel Calibra, which means Toyota Celica can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`610
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no datano data
Average price (€): 78001800
Pros and Cons: Toyota Celica has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
Opel Calibra has
  • lower price
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