The horsepower of the Citroen C8 is 8 hp grater when compared to the Pontiac Vibe 1.8 i 16V 130HP manual. As the difference is small it should not affect the car performance largely.
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The top velocity of the Citroen C8 is greater in comparison to this of the Pontiac which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 3 percent is small and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Citroen C8 is 84 mm wider when compared to the Pontiac. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The Pontiac Vibe loses with the Citroen C8 2.0 i 16V 138HP manual in the category of fuel tank capacity. The Citroen C8 is able to store by 35 l more fuel in relation to its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Citroen C8 2.0 i 16V 138HP manual has 230 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Pontiac Vibe. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Citroen C8 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Citroen has 11 % greater cubic capacity compared to the Pontiac Vibe 1.8 i 16V 130HP manual. For the reason that the difference is small, the Citroen C8 should accelerate a bit better, if other paramerters are equal.
The Citroen C8 is 8 percent longer when compared to the Pontiac. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Citroen C8 2.0 i 16V 138HP manual occurs to be better choice for families or those who value soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Pontiac may be more appropriate to women as it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Citroen C8, which is by 13 percent higher than the Pontiac Vibe, is better pick for you. However, these two cars do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.