Mazda MX-3 1994 vs Opel Tigra 1995

Mazda MX-3
1994 - 1998
Opel Tigra
1995 - 2000
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 110 HP90 HP
Torque: 137 NM125 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.5 seconds11.5 seconds
Mazda MX-3 is more dynamic to drive.
Mazda MX-3 engine produces 20 HP more power than Opel Tigra, whereas torque is 12 NM more than Opel Tigra. Thanks to more power Mazda MX-3 reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.97.3
Mazda MX-3 consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Tigra, which means that by driving the Mazda MX-3 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres46 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 720 km in combined cycle630 km in combined cycle
830 km on highway830 km on highway
Mazda MX-3 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.22 m3.92 m
Width: 1.70 m1.60 m
Height: 1.31 m1.34 m
Mazda MX-3 is larger, but slightly lower.
Mazda MX-3 is 30 cm longer than the Opel Tigra, 10 cm wider, while the height of Mazda MX-3 is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 135 litres215 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data425 litres
Opel Tigra has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Mazda MX-3 has 80 litres less trunk space than the Opel Tigra. This could mean that the Mazda MX-3 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 9.8 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Mazda MX-3 is 0.7 metres less than that of the Opel Tigra, which means Mazda MX-3 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4301`330
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no datano data
Average price (€): 10001000
Pros and Cons: Mazda MX-3 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Opel Tigra has
  • roomier boot
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