The Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual comes with diesel which produce by 30 % more horsepower than the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d, giving the vehicle a more dynamic character. It should be googd choice for drivers who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
The fuel economy is considerably to Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual's advantage. This vehicle consumes 1.4 l fewer oil in the mixed cycle when compared with the Fiat. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the B segment, in which the Dacia Sandero II is classified, equals to 6 liters while the Dacia Sandero II Stepway needs by 33 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The difference of 118 % is really huge. It results from the fact that both vehicles have various types of engine. Whereas the Dacia Sandero II has a diesel engine, the Fiat is equipped with a petrol engine.
The Dacia Sandero II Stepway burns up of 2.6 l fuel less running around the town in relation to the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d. The Dacia Sandero II Stepway, as a representative of supermini segment, uses 2.9 l/100Km less than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “small cars” class equals to 7.5 l of fuel for every 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 2.6 s indicates that the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d is the worst car of these two presented. In the „B class, being represented by the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d 1.2 8v 69HP manual, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 12.9 s and is by 12 percent higher than this of Fiat vehicle.
The trunk of the Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual is only 43 l bigger than the Fiat Punto 2012. However, the difference is not big it would be right to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Dacia is higher in comparison to this of the Fiat which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 11 kilometers/hour is little and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is produced determines an engine’s effectiveness and dynamism. Still, to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is always good to see a torque graph.
Width of a car influences on room in the cabin and also stability on road. The width of the Dacia is larger only by 46 millimeters than the Fiat and is not really worth considering. The average for the „small cars” class is around 1,645 millimeters and is by 5 % larger than the width of the Dacia Sandero II.
In this category it is the Dacia Sandero II Stepway that can carry 11 percent more fuel compared with the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d. The medium fuel container capacity in the subcompact segment, which is represented by the Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual, is 44 liters, whereas in B class (represented by the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d 1.2 8v 69HP manual) it is 44 l.
The Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual has 67 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to Fiat Punto 2012. Thanks to this the Dacia Sandero II Stepway is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
The Dacia Sandero II has by 18 percent larger engine size than the Fiat. This may have a little impact as far as acceleration is concerned, as both values does not differ much.
The Dacia Sandero II Stepway is 20 millimeters longer in relation to the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d 1.2 8v 69HP manual. The length of the car is important in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Dacia Sandero II preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Dacia will be better driven ,however, the Fiat Punto 2012 will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
It is beyond the question that the five-door Dacia Sandero II Stepway is more usable and if you regularly travel with more than one people then this car is only possible option for you. The strongest point of a five-door vehicle is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the back but it’s also easier to place luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d generally look more dynamic and sporty and for those who don’t often have more than one passengers in the car the Fiat Punto 2012 Hatchback 3d may be better one.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars of 67 millimeters in favor of the Dacia Sandero II Stepway 1.5 dCi 90HP manual is insignificant and does not matter much.