The Mini Paceman has 69 percent more horsepower compared to Chevrolet. The Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual will be distinctly quicker speed up because of grater amout of horses under its hoot. Also getting ahead of cars or obstacles while moving along the road should be much more easier for a vehicle equipped with more powerful engine.
The Mini Paceman burns up 9 % fewer in the mixed cycle in relation to the Chevrolet Kalos. The difference in the amount of 9 % is not perceptible. At the same time during a longer period of time it would give a real savings.
The Mini Paceman has 54 % more torque when compared to the Chevrolet Kalos 1.2 72HP manual. Even though most of drivers do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a car, it informs the best how a car is speeding up. In this case the difference is quite big thus the Mini Paceman will provide you with better sensation of driving.
The Mini Paceman burns 1 liter less fuel in city traffic than the Chevrolet Kalos. The difference at the level of 12 % will be quite significant in daily using car. Additionally, within several years it will give huge savings. Moreover bear in mind that estimated results of the average fuel efficiency might be considerably increased if you drive swiftly. The difference in fuel economy of the cars selected by you is so huge that you should consider to choose cars with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 3.3 s suggests that the Chevrolet Kalos is insensibly beaten here. In the „B” segment, to which the Chevrolet Kalos is assigned, the medium acceleration is 12.9 s and is by 0.8 s faster than acceleration of Chevrolet’s vehicle.
The top speed of the Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual is greater as compared to this of the Chevrolet Kalos 1.2 72HP manual which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 35 km/h is small and is imperceptible in everyday use.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is delivered indicates how fast an engine achieves its full output with increase in rmp. The lower rmp or the longer range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects room in the cabin and also stability while driving. The width of the Mini Paceman is larger by 7 % in comparison to the Chevrolet Kalos and is not really worth considering. The average for the „small cars” class is approximately 1,645 millimeters and is by 146 mm larger than the width of the Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual.
Mini Paceman has 113 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Chevrolet Kalos. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Mini Paceman has 39 % bigger engine size when compared to the Chevrolet Kalos. The difference is relatively large. For this reason the Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity usually means worst fuel efficiency.
The Mini Paceman is 235 mm longer in comparison to the Chevrolet Kalos. Long cars have more interior space and in most cases provide bigger trunk. Although the Mini seems to be better option for families or drivers who value soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Chevrolet may be more appropriate to the young as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle commenced 8 years prior to its competitor thus it is reasonable to suppose that this car features significantly less modern solutions applied.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference at the level of 2 percent to the advantage of the Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual is small and does not matter much.