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Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
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Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014) vs Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014): 20 facts in comparison

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
16.6l/100 km
Citroen C4 Picasso (2014): 3.6l/100 km
6.1l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
11.3l/100 km
Citroen C4 Picasso (2014): 3.2l/100 km
4.5l/100 km

3. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
63% have it

4. width

26mm narrower.
2m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m
2.02m

5. height

80mm shorter.
1.75m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.67m

6. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
3.08m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.7m

7. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
24
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64
16

8. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
75.7l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
58l

9. shorter length

684mm shorter length.
5.15m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.47m

10. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
91% have it

11. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
3.6l
SRT Viper (2014): 8.4l
1.7l

12. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
91% have it

13. weight

312.7kg lighter.
2.05t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
1.73t

14. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
74% have it

15. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
351Nm
Ford S-Max 2.2 Titanium X Sport (2014): 420Nm
260Nm

16. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
6
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16
4

17. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
35% have it

18. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
91% have it

19. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
78% have it

20. Has a diesel engine

Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.
Dodge Grand Caravan SXT (2014)
Opel Zafira Family 1.7CDTi (2014)
26% have it

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