The horsepower of the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic is by 16 hp grater when compared to the Mazda. As the difference is little it should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
The top speed of the Citroen C5 II is greater than this of the Mazda 6 II Hatchback by 2, which allows the Citroen to travel quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 4 kilometers per hour is little and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Width of a car influences on room in the cabin as well as stability while driving. The width of the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic is larger only by 5 millimeters in comparison to the Mazda and is not really relevant. The average for the „mid-size” segment is around 1,764 mm and is by 21 millimeters smaller than the width of the Citroen C5 II.
In this category it is the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic that can contain 1 l more fuel than the Mazda 6 II. The average fuel container size in the D class, from which the Citroen C5 II comes from, equals 63 liters, whereas in mid-size segment (represented by the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual) it amounts to 63 l.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable car's weight distribution. Citroen has 69 mm longer wheelbase distance than Mazda 6 II Hatchback. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Citroen C5 II should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of gears
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback has only one additional
speed in comparison to the
Mazda. Generally this
extra speed is a taller one so that the previous
gears can be shorter in order to
allow better performance in the
lower speeds. One more speed as well will contribute to smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic has by 11 percent bigger engine size when compared to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. This may have a little impact in terms of acceleration, as both figures does not vary much.
Maximum load capacity
The Citroen is 58 millimeters longer when compared to the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual. Long vehicles are more spacious and also provide more storage space. Although the Citroen seems to be better option for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving, the Mazda 6 II Hatchback 1.8 MZR 120HP manual may appeal to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 33 millimeters to the advantage of the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic is little and does not matter much.
Automatic gearbox which is installed in the Citroen despite having a few minuses gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city you probably would be more relaxed. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.