The horsepower is a feature that majority of us pay the greatest attention to. In this case, it is the Audi which has by 5 percent horsepower more when compared to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio, which makes this car somewhat faster. Thanks to more horsepower the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 86HP manual should also provide a bit better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Audi A1 Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 86HP manual consumes 2 % fewer fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual. The Audi A1 Hatchback 3d, being classified in „subcompact” class burns up by 1.1 l less fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle amounts to 6 liters.
The Audi A1 Hatchback 3d has 36 percent more torque in
comparison to the Citroen. The difference at this level is relevant, so that the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 86HP manual will be seeding up significantly better.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 0.8 s suggests that the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual is insensibly beaten in this confrontation. In the „subcompact” segment, to which the Citroen DS3 Cabrio is assigned, the average acceleration is 12.9 s and is by 3 % slower than acceleration of Citroen’s car.
The top speed of the Audi is greater in relation to this of the Citroen DS3 Cabrio by 5, which allows the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d to travel quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 5 percent is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the highest torque is delivered indicates how fast an engine achieves its best efficiency with growth in rmp. The lower revolutions or the wider range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Audi is 25 mm wider when compared to the Citroen. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Audi A1 Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 86HP manual has 8 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual. Therefore the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Audi A1 is 3 millimeters longer when compared to the Citroen DS3. Long vehicles are more spacious and also provide bigger trunk. While the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 86HP manual seems to be better choice for families or persons who value convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Citroen DS3 may appeal to singles because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Citroen DS3 Cabrio was unveiled only 1 year before the Audi A1 Hatchback 3d, the distance in technology used in both cars is not really big, however, the Audi A1 may have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.