The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual uses 1 l less fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Cadillac BLS Sedan 2.0 i 16V Turbo 175HP manual. The Volkswagen, which is palced in „middle” segment consumes by 1.1 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 7.7 l.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 burns up of 2.8 l fuel fewer running around the town in comparison to the Cadillac BLS Sedan. The Volkswagen Passat B6, which is classified in mid-size segment, uses of 2.2 l/100Km fewer than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “large family cars” class is 10.6 l/100Km.
With more luggage capacity the Volkswagen will have much more room for transporting things and be more functional car than the Cadillac. If the size of the luggage compartment is what does appeal to you, the Volkswagen Passat B6 will be better to buy as it is about 33 % more spacious than the boot of its contender.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is 4 percent wider when compared to the Cadillac BLS Sedan. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Volkswagen that can carry 19 percent more fuel in relation to the Cadillac BLS. The average fuel container capacity in the mid-size segment, which is represented by the Volkswagen Passat B6, is 63 l, whereas in mid-size class (represented by the Cadillac BLS Sedan) it is 63 liters.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. Volkswagen has 39 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Cadillac BLS Sedan 2.0 i 16V Turbo 175HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Volkswagen should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual have a higher speed count compared to the Cadillac BLS Sedan 2.0 i 16V Turbo 175HP manual which means
that Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan would achieve
faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is not big and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.
Maximum load capacity
The Volkswagen is 85 millimeters longer in relation to the Cadillac. Long cars are more spacious and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual seems to be better for families or drivers who value comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Cadillac BLS Sedan 2.0 i 16V Turbo 175HP manual may be more appropriate to the young because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Volkswagen, which is by 25 mm higher than the Cadillac BLS Sedan, would be appropriate choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.