The horsepower is a parameter that most of drivers take into account at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual which has by 49 percent more horsepower in relation to the Fiat. Consequently the Audi A3 8L can achieve higher speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Audi A3 8L Hatchback should as well provide noticeably more flexiblility in specific gears.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Audi's advantage. This car uses 2 liters fewer oil in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Fiat. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the C class, in which the Audi A3 8L Hatchback is classified, is 6.8 l while the Audi burns up by 29 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The difference at the level of 138 Nm is really big. It is a consequence of the fact that both cars have various types of engine. Whereas the Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual has a diesel engine, the Fiat Palio I Hatchback is equipped with a petrol engine.
The Audi A3 8L burns up of 2.7 l diesel less in city traffic in comparison to the Fiat Palio I Hatchback. The Audi A3 8L, which is classified in compact segment, consumes of 2.3 l per 100 km less than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “small family cars” class equals to 8.7 l of fuel for every 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference amounts to 1.9 s indicates that the Fiat Palio I Hatchback is slightly beaten here. In the „small family cars” class, to which the Fiat Palio I Hatchback is assigned, the average acceleration is 11.3 s and is by 14 percent faster than acceleration of Fiat’s car.
The Audi A3 8L Hatchback features 70 l
in relation to the Fiat Palio I Hatchback 1.2 i 67HP manual.
Such a difference is relevant
and it will distinctly matters in terms
of the comfort of the
car’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Audi A3 8L has
trunk size than the average in its class. Roomy
boot will be useful during family
journeys and also while
daily car’s usage.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Audi A3 8L Hatchback is greater in comparison to this of the Fiat by 18, which allows the Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual to travel faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 28 km/h is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower number of revolutions at which the highest torque is reached determines an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. Still, to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is always worth to see a torque performance graph.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual is 8 % wider than the Fiat Palio I Hatchback 1.2 i 67HP manual. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Audi A3 8L that can hold 8 l more fuel in relation to the Fiat. The medium fuel container size in the C class, which is represented by the Audi A3 8L Hatchback, equals 52 l, whereas in small family cars class (represented by the Fiat Palio I) it amounts to 52 l.
The Audi A3 8L Hatchback has 157 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Fiat Palio I Hatchback. Thanks to this the Audi A3 8L Hatchback is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
The engine size of the Audi is by 653 cubic centimeters greater than the Fiat. For this reason the Fiat will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual will be of better performance, working more smoothly and more durable.
The Audi A3 8L Hatchback 1.9 TDI PD 100HP manual is 11 % longer in relation to the Fiat Palio I Hatchback 1.2 i 67HP manual. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually have bigger trunk. While the Audi A3 8L Hatchback occurs to be better for families or drivers who appreciate convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Fiat Palio I Hatchback may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.