The Dacia burns up 22 % less fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Hyundai ix35 SUV. The difference at the level of 1.5 l will be significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it can generate a real savings.
The Dacia Duster SUV consumes of 2.3 l oil fewer while driving inside city in comparison to the Hyundai ix35 SUV. The Dacia, as a representative of small off-road 4x4 class, uses 3.7 l per 100 km fewer than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “mini 4x4” class is 9.6 l per 100 km.
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This big difference stems from the fact that both compared cars are equipped with different engines. The Dacia Duster SUV 1.5 dCi eco2 110HP manual 4x4 has the diesel engine while the Hyundai ix35 SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual has the petrol engine. Taking into consideration different types of engines, comparing this characteristic seems to be pointless.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Dacia Duster SUV is 6 mm wider in comparison to the Hyundai. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Dacia Duster has 41 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Hyundai ix35 SUV. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Dacia Duster should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Ground clearance is a critical factor in several important features of a vehicle. It is the most important in off-road cars though all cars appreciate the higher suspension. The Dacia Duster SUV has 42 millimeters larger clearance in comparison to the Hyundai ix35 SUV 1.6 GDI 135HP manual. In addition to effective mobility in rough terrain, the Dacia Duster SUV will also be easier pushed urban obstacles such as large curbs, for example.