Opel Corsa 1993 vs Mazda 626 1991

Opel Corsa
1993 - 1997
Mazda 626
1991 - 1995
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.2 Petrol2.0 Petrol


Power: 45 HP117 HP
Torque: 88 NM173 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 20 seconds10.4 seconds
Mazda 626 is a more dynamic driving.
Opel Corsa engine produces 72 HP less power than Mazda 626, whereas torque is 85 NM less than Mazda 626. Due to the lower power, Opel Corsa reaches 100 km/h speed 9.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.78.0
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km8.5 l/100km
The Opel Corsa is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Opel Corsa consumes 1.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 626, which means that by driving the Opel Corsa over 15,000 km in a year you can save 195 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Opel Corsa consumes 2.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 626.
Fuel tank capacity: 46 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle750 km in combined cycle
710 km with real consumption700 km with real consumption


Length: 3.73 m4.70 m
Width: 1.61 m1.75 m
Height: 1.42 m1.39 m
Opel Corsa is smaller, but slightly higher.
Opel Corsa is 97 cm shorter than the Mazda 626, 14 cm narrower, while the height of Opel Corsa is 3 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres455 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1050 litres747 litres
Opel Corsa has 195 litres less trunk space than the Mazda 626. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Opel Corsa (by 303 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.1 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Opel Corsa is 0.5 metres less than that of the Mazda 626, which means Opel Corsa can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`3401`675
Safety: no datano data
above average

above average
Opel Corsa has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Mazda 626, so Opel Corsa quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 1000800
Pros and Cons: Opel Corsa has
  • lower fuel consumption
Mazda 626 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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