The Peugeot consumes 0.6 l less fuel in the mixed cycle than the Audi A3 8V. The Peugeot 301, which is classified in „lower middle” class burns up by 2.7 l less of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle amounts to 6.8 l.
The Peugeot has 54 newton meters more torque in comparison to the Audi. Although a large number of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when choosing a automobile, it shows the best how a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is substantial thus the Peugeot 301 will provide you with better feeling of driving.
The fuel consumption of the Peugeot 301 is 1 liter better in relation to the Audi A3 8V. Despite the difference is little, in the long term it may cause that your car would be noticably cheper to exploate.
With more luggage capacity the Peugeot will have much more room for transporting things and be more usefull one compared with the Audi. If the size of the trunk is what does appeal to you, the Peugeot 301 will be better choice as it is about 39 % larger than the boot of the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 105HP manual.
The Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d gives way to the Peugeot 301 in the category of fuel tank size. The Peugeot 301 is able to take by 4 % more fuel in relation to its rival.
The wheelbase of a car is the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Peugeot 301 has 2 % longer wheelbase distance when compared to Audi A3 8V. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Peugeot 301 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Trunk length with seats up
The Peugeot has 31 % bigger cubic capacity when compared to the Audi. The difference is large. For this reason the Peugeot 301 should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher top speed. On the other hand greater engine capacity results in worst fuel efficiency.
The Peugeot is 209 mm longer in relation to the Audi. Long cars are more spacious and also have more storage space. While the Peugeot occurs to be better option for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
The three-door model of Audi A3 8V Hatchback 3d 1.2 TFSI 105HP manual is easy to insert stuff into a trunk, whereas four-door Peugeot 301 offers more convenient getting into the car, reduced cabin noise at the expense of smaller boot lid.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 45 millimeters to the advantage of the Peugeot 301 1.6 HDi 92HP manual is little and does not matter much.