The horsepower of the Mazda 3 III is 9 percent grater in relation to the Citroen C-Elysee II. As the difference is not big this should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Citroen speeds up relatively slower in
comparison to the Mazda 3 III. The
difference in the amount of
13 percent is
quite low and for that
reason it should
not be substantially taken into
consideration when buying one of compared
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Mazda 3 III is higher in comparison to this of the Citroen C-Elysee II 1.6 HDI 92HP manual which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 1 percent is little and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual is widther by 18 percent in comparison to the Citroen C-Elysee II 1.6 HDI 92HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „small family cars” segment is around 1,703 millimeters and is by 353 millimeters larger than the same feature of the Mazda 3 III Hatchback.
The winner of this comparison in the category of fuel tank size is Mazda that is able to take by 4 percent more gasoline in relation to the Citroen.
The wheelbase of a car means the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. Mazda 3 III Hatchback has 2 % longer wheelbase distance in relation to Citroen C-Elysee II. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Mazda should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of gears
The Mazda have a higher speed count compared with the Citroen C-Elysee II which means
that Mazda should achieve
faster speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is quiet
little and if you are not drag
racing at a timed event you would not
observe the difference.
Maximum load capacity
The Mazda 3 III Hatchback is 37 mm longer than the Citroen. The length of the car is important in respect of travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Mazda 3 III preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Mazda 3 III will be better driven ,however, the Citroen C-Elysee II will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
A five-door car generally means a hatchback and because of that the Mazda 3 III Hatchback, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has an advantage over the 4-door Citroen C-Elysee II which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
Model release date
The difference in release date between compared cars is only 1 year, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a blistering pace what may cause that the Mazda 3 III may have more modern solutions.