The fuel economy is considerably to Volkswagen's advantage. This vehicle consumes 29 % less fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Cadillac BLS Sedan. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the large family cars segment, in which the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual is classified, is 7.7 l while the Volkswagen Passat B8 consumes by 30 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan consumes of 38 % petrol less in city traffic in relation to the Cadillac BLS Sedan. The Volkswagen Passat B8, as a representative of D segment, burns up of 3.7 l per 100 km fewer than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “D” class is 10.6 l per 100 km.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan has 161 l
larger luggage compartment
in comparison to the Cadillac.
Such a difference is quite relevant
so it will affect the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. At the same time that
the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual has 27 %
trunk size than the average in its class. Roomy
luggage compartment will be useful during family
journeys and also while
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volkswagen Passat B8 is 80 mm wider in relation to the Cadillac. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Cadillac gives way to the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Volkswagen is able to carry by 12 % more fuel in relation to its contender.
Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual has 116 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Cadillac BLS. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual have a higher speed count compared with the Cadillac BLS Sedan 2.0 i 16V Turbo 175HP manual which means
that Volkswagen should achieve
faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.
The Volkswagen is 2 percent longer than the Cadillac. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan very likely will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Volkswagen will be better driven but the Cadillac BLS Sedan will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length .
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle started much more earlier than its contender hence man may suspect that this car is equipped with significantly less advanced parts used.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Volkswagen Passat B8, which is by 9 millimeters higher than the Cadillac BLS, would be better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.