Volkswagen Touran 2006 vs Opel Zafira 2005

Volkswagen Touran
2006 - 2010
Opel Zafira
2005 - 2008
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.9 Diesel1.9 Diesel


Power: 105 HP120 HP
Torque: 250 NM280 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.2 seconds12.2 seconds
Opel Zafira is a more dynamic driving.
Volkswagen Touran engine produces 15 HP less power than Opel Zafira, whereas torque is 30 NM less than Opel Zafira. Due to the lower power, Volkswagen Touran reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.96.1
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km6.6 l/100km
By specification Volkswagen Touran consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Zafira, which means that by driving the Volkswagen Touran over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Touran consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Opel Zafira.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1010 km in combined cycle950 km in combined cycle
1150 km on highway1110 km on highway
930 km with real consumption870 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Touran gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.41 m4.47 m
Width: 1.79 m1.80 m
Height: 1.64 m1.64 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Touran is 6 cm shorter than the Opel Zafira, 1 cm narrower the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Seats: 5 seats7 seats
Trunk capacity: 695 litres140 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: no data140 litres
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 695 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1989 litres1820 litres
The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Touran (by 169 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.2 meters11.1 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Touran is 0.1 metres more than that of the Opel Zafira.
Gross weight (kg): 2`2102`180
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Volkswagen Touran has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Opel Zafira has serious deffects in 25 percent more cases than Volkswagen Touran, so Volkswagen Touran quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 30001800
Rating in user reviews: 8.0/10 6.5/10
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Touran has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Opel Zafira has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
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