The horsepower is a something that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Citroen C5 III that has by 4 % horsepower more when compared to the Honda Accord VIII, which makes this car slightly faster. With more horsepower the Citroen C5 III should also give a bit better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer consumes 2.6 l less fuel in the combined cycle than the Honda Accord VIII. The difference at the level of 2.6 l will be quite significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long term it will result in a substantial cost reduction.
Thanks to 148 Nm more torque, the engine of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual. This, in turn, have positive implications for acceleration.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer uses 31 percent of diesel less in the city than the Honda. The Citroen C5 III, which represents middle class, consumes 3.8 l less oil, which constitutes by 36 % better fuel consumption than the average in the same class. The difference in fuel efficiency between these two cars is really significant, so note that so as to the comparison have a sense, you should check models with similar parameters.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 4 % suggests that the Honda Accord VIII Estate is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „D class, being represented by the Honda Accord VIII Estate, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 2 percent lower than this of Honda car.
The Citroen features 127 liters
compared with the Honda Accord VIII Estate.
Such a difference is significant
so it will affect the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. It is worth to note that
the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual has
trunk size than the average in the
same class. Bigger
boot will be useful during family
journeys and also while
everyday car’s usage.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
This huge difference results from the fact that both cars have different engines. The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer has the diesel engine and the Honda Accord VIII is equipped with the petrol engine. Because of the fact that these cars has different kinds of engines, comparing this feature seems to be pointless.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle influences on interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The width of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is larger only by 20 millimeters in relation to the Honda Accord VIII Estate 2.0 VTEC 156HP manual and is not really relevant. The average for the „large family cars” class equals to approximately 1,764 millimeters and is by 96 millimeters smaller than the width of the Citroen C5 III.
The Honda Accord VIII Estate loses with the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual in the field of fuel tank size. The Citroen C5 III is able to take by 6 percent more fuel than its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable car's weight distribution. Citroen C5 III has 3 % longer wheelbase distance in relation to Honda. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Citroen C5 III should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The Citroen C5 III have a higher speed count compared with the Honda Accord VIII which means
that Citroen C5 III will have
better speeding up and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not
feel the difference.
Maximum load capacity
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer is 2 percent longer in comparison to the Honda Accord VIII Estate. Long cars are more spacious and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer seems to be better choice for families or those who love the idea of comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Honda may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 13 millimeters in favor of the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is insignificant and does not matter much.