The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual uses 0.4 l less in the combined cycle in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B6. The difference at the level of 0.4 l is not realy noticeable. At the same time in the long run it can generate a considerable reduction of costs.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual burns up of 6 percent fuel fewer in city traffic than the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan. The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer, as a representative of middle class, burns up of 3.8 l/100Km less than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “D” class equals to 10.6 l of fuel for every 100 km.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Citroen C5 III is 38 millimeters wider than the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual has 4 percent longer wheelbase when compared to Volkswagen. As a result the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer has by 2 percent larger cubic capacity in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6. This play a little role when it comes to accleration, as both figures does not vary much.
Maximum load capacity
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer is 1 % longer than the Volkswagen Passat B6. The length of the vehicle plays a role in respect of travelling comfort and space in the boot. The Citroen C5 III probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Citroen C5 III will be better driven but the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually is a hatchback and for that reason the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats giving more space for cargo, has the edge on the 4-door Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual was unveiled only 2 years earlier than the Citroen, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Citroen may have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of big size, the Citroen, which is by 1 percent higher than the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan, is better pick for you. However, presented cars do not vary much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.