The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Citroen C5 II Hatchback that has by 36 % more horsepower in relation to the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback 1.6 100HP manual. Consequently the Citroen can achieve higher speed. With more horsepower the Citroen should also provide seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback consumes 9 percent fewer fuel in the city than the Mitsubishi Carisma. The difference at the level of 9 % will be quite big in daily using car. Additionally, within several years it may bring gigantic cost savings. Moreover bear in mind that estimated results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably lifted if you move swiftly. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so big that you should consider to choose cars with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
If you need a vehicles for long travels, which could hold more luggage , decide to buy the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic. The Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback has by 6 % smaller boot in relation to the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback 1.6 100HP manual so you would be able to put in the trunk one small parcel less. Examining the trunk also check its dimensions which have considerable impact on loading possibility .
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic is greater in comparison to of the Mitsubishi by 24 kilometers per hour, which allows the Citroen C5 II to travel faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 24 km/h is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic is 72 mm wider than the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback 1.6 100HP manual. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic that can hold by 10 percent more oil compared with the Mitsubishi.
The Citroen C5 II has 195 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to Mitsubishi. Thanks to this the Citroen C5 II is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
Number of gears
The Citroen have a higher speed count in relation to the Mitsubishi which means
that Citroen C5 II Hatchback should have
better 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.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback has 25 % bigger engine displacement in relation to the Mitsubishi Carisma. The difference is relatively big. As a result the Citroen C5 II should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher top speed. On the other hand bigger engine displacement usually means worst fuel consumption.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback is 270 mm longer when compared to the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback 1.6 100HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually provide bigger trunk. Although the Citroen C5 II occurs to be better option for families or drivers who value convenient rides, the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle commenced 9 years prior to its competitor hence we may expect that this vehicle gives way to Citroen C5 II Hatchback because it has not so modern parts applied.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 63 millimeters in favor of the Citroen C5 II is little and should not be really noticeable.
A stick shift that is placed in the Mitsubishi Carisma Hatchback is less complex construction and is cheaper in use but also it is less comfortable because the driver has to operate clutch and shift gears and it can be lot of inconvenience in a jammed urban traffic where drivers have lots of stop and go conditions. An automatic gearbox installed in the Citroen C5 II with 6 – speeds gearbox is in our opinion better one to have.