The horsepower is a parameter that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic that has by 21 % horsepower more in relation to the Renault, which makes this car somewhat quicker. Due to more horsepower the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic should also give a bit better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Chevrolet has 45 Nm more torque in
comparison to the Renault Laguna II. The difference at this level is quite big, so that the Chevrolet will be seeding up perceptibly faster.
The Chevrolet burns up 0.2 l fewer petrol running around the town compared to the Renault Laguna II. The Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback, that comes from D class, consumes 0.8 l fewer fuel. Note that average fuel consumption in the urban for the middle class equals to 10.6 l, while the Chevrolet burns up by 7 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic features 217 l
bigger luggage compartment
in comparison to the Renault Laguna II Hatchback.
Such a difference is relevant
so it will matters in terms
of the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Chevrolet Malibu V has 40 %
trunk size than the average in its segment. Roomy
luggage compartment will be useful during family
traveling and also during
daily car’s usage.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback is 5 millimeters wider than the Renault Laguna II. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of better car's weight distribution. Chevrolet Malibu V has 4 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Renault Laguna II Hatchback. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic has 405 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity in comparison to the Renault Laguna II. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback should accelerate slightly better, if other paramerters are equal.
The Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback is 4 % longer than the Renault Laguna II Hatchback. The length of the car is significant in respect of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Chevrolet very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Chevrolet will be better driven ,however, the Renault Laguna II Hatchback 1.8 16V 120HP manual will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Renault Laguna II Hatchback 1.8 16V 120HP manual was launched only 3 years prior to the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Chevrolet may feature a bit more new solutions applied in it.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 50 mm to the advantage of the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic is small and does not matter much.
Automatic gearbox installed in the Chevrolet Malibu V Hatchback 2.2 145HP automatic despite having a few drawback gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city you probably would be less exhausted. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.