The horsepower is a this thing that majority of us pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Citroen C-Elysee II which has by 3 horsepower more in comparison to the Mazda 323 I 1.4 69HP, which makes this vehicle slightly quicker. Due to more horsepower the Citroen will as well give somewhat better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Citroen C-Elysee II 1.2VTi 72HP manual is 148 mm wider than the Mazda 323 I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Citroen C-Elysee II has 317 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Mazda 323 I. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Citroen C-Elysee II 1.2VTi 72HP manual is 597 mm longer in relation to the Mazda 323 I. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Citroen C-Elysee II very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Citroen C-Elysee II will be better driven but the Mazda 323 I 1.4 69HP will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
The 3-door model of Mazda is easy to load and unload stuff into a boot, whereas four-door Citroen features easier getting into the car, reduced cabin noise at the expense of smaller boot lid.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Citroen C-Elysee II 1.2VTi 72HP manual, which is by 6 percent higher than the Mazda 323 I, would be appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.