Opel Corsa 1993 vs Nissan Micra 1992

Opel Corsa
1993 - 1997
Nissan Micra
1992 - 1996
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.0 Petrol


Power: 45 HP55 HP
Torque: 88 NM79 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 20 seconds16.4 seconds
Nissan Micra is a more dynamic driving.
Opel Corsa engine produces 10 HP less power than Nissan Micra, but torque is 9 NM more than Nissan Micra. Due to the lower power, Opel Corsa reaches 100 km/h speed 3.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.75.8
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km6.3 l/100km
The Nissan Micra is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Opel Corsa consumes 0.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Micra, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Opel Corsa could require 135 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Opel Corsa consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Nissan Micra.
Fuel tank capacity: 46 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
830 km on highway800 km on highway
710 km with real consumption660 km with real consumption


Length: 3.73 m3.70 m
Width: 1.61 m1.58 m
Height: 1.42 m1.43 m
Both cars are similar in size. Opel Corsa is 3 cm longer than the Nissan Micra, 3 cm wider, while the height of Opel Corsa is 1 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres206 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1050 litres960 litres
Opel Corsa has more luggage capacity.
Opel Corsa has 54 litres more trunk space than the Nissan Micra. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Opel Corsa (by 90 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.1 meters9.2 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Corsa is 0.9 metres more than that of the Nissan Micra, which means Opel Corsa can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`3401`290
Safety: no datano data
above average

below average
Opel Corsa has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan Micra has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Opel Corsa, so Opel Corsa quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 1000800
Pros and Cons: Opel Corsa has
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Nissan Micra has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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