The horsepower is a something that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Citroen C5 II that has by 27 % more horsepower in relation to the Renault. Therefore the Citroen C5 II Hatchback is able to reach higher top speed. Because of more horsepower the Citroen C5 II Hatchback should as well give more flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Citroen burns up 0.2 l less fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Renault Laguna I Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 107HP manual. The Citroen C5 II Hatchback, which is palced in „large family cars” segment uses by 0.5 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle is 7.7 l.
When you step on the gas and you start accelerating rapidly, that’s torque you’re feeling. And you will notice it better sitting at the steering wheel of the Citroen C5 II Hatchback because it has 172 newton meters more torque in comparison to the Renault Laguna I. These two vehicles differ so much that only riding the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic you will have a pleasurable sensations of getting pushed back in the seat as the car begins to accelerate.
The trunk of the Citroen C5 II Hatchback is only 5 liters bigger than the Renault Laguna I Hatchback. However, the difference is so little that it would be fair to say that both cars have similar boot space.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top velocity of the Citroen is greater in comparison to this of the Renault Laguna I which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 9 kilometers per hour is not big and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower number of revolutions at which the maximum torque is produced determines an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. Still, to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is worth to see a torque graph.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Citroen is 32 millimeters wider when compared to the Renault Laguna I Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 107HP manual. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback has 3 percent longer wheelbase than Renault. As a result the Citroen is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of gears
The Citroen have a higher speed count compared with the Renault which means
that Citroen should achieve
better acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and if you are not drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
notice the difference.
The Citroen C5 II Hatchback has 399 cc greater engine capacity compared to the Renault Laguna I Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 107HP manual. For the reason that the difference is not big, the Citroen C5 II Hatchback should accelerate slightly faster, of course assuming that other paramerters are equal.
The Citroen C5 II is 234 mm longer than the Renault Laguna I Hatchback. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Citroen C5 II Hatchback seems to be better for families or those who love the idea of convenient rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Renault Laguna I Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 107HP manual may appeal to women as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle began much more earlier than Renault Laguna I Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 107HP manual thus man may suspect that this car gives way to Citroen C5 II because it has significantly less modern technologies .
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Citroen, which is by 2 % higher than the Renault Laguna I Hatchback, is better pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
Trunk length with seats down
A stick shift with which the Renault is equipped is less complex construction and is cheaper in usage but it is less comfortable as there is no need to operate clutch to change speeds and it can be lot of inconvenience in a congested city traffic where drivers have lots of stop and go situations. An automatic transmission which is put in the Citroen C5 II Hatchback 2.0 HDi 136HP automatic with 6 – speeds transmission is in our opinion better choice.