The horsepower is a characteristic that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.2 TSI 105HP manual that has by 23 more horsepower when compared to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual. As a result the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.2 TSI 105HP manual is able to reach higher top speed. With more horsepower the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet will as well provide seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Volkswagen Beetle has 57 newton meters more torque in relation to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual. The difference at such level is quite big, so that the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.2 TSI 105HP manual will be seeding up significantly faster.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 0.8 s shows that the Citroen is the worst vehicle of these two presented. In the „B class, being represented by the Citroen, the medium acceleration to 100km/h is 12.9 s and is by 3 percent lower than this of Citroen vehicle.
The maximum speed of the Volkswagen is greater than of the Citroen DS3 by 6 kilometers/hour, which allows the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.2 TSI 105HP manual to travel faster large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 3 percent is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP at which the highest torque is delivered shows us how fast an engine achieves its full efficiency with growth in revolutions. The lower rotational speed or the wider range in which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volkswagen is 6 percent wider in relation to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of this comparison in the aspect of fuel tank size is Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet that can take by 12 percent more petrol in relation to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual.
The Volkswagen Beetle has 4 % longer wheelbase in comparison to Citroen DS3 Cabrio. Thanks to this the Volkswagen is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Trunk length with seats up
Number of gears
The Volkswagen have a higher speed count than the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual which means
that Volkswagen should achieve
faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
notice the difference.
The Volkswagen Beetle is 331 mm longer in relation to the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Volkswagen Beetle seems to be better option for families or those who appreciate comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Citroen DS3 Cabrio 1.2 VTi 82HP manual may be more appropriate to the young because it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Citroen DS3's production began only 2 years earlier than the Volkswagen, the distance in technology applied in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Volkswagen Beetle might feature a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet, which is by 1 % higher than the Citroen DS3 Cabrio, would be better option for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.