Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual vs Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual

Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual

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16 reasons for

Mini Paceman, model available from 2012.
It has 1.6 122HP petrol engine produced from 2012.
Drive on the front axle has manual gearbox.

12 reasons for

Dacia Sandero II Stepway, model available from 2012.
It has TCe 90HP petrol engine produced from 2012.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 3 speed gearbox.

Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual

16 reasons for Mini Paceman 1.6 122KM manual in comparison to Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

122 > 90 hp
The Mini Paceman comes with petrol which produce by 32 more horsepower over the the engine of the Dacia, giving the vehicle a more dynamic character. It seems to be googd option for drivers who want to experience thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.

Maximal torque

160 > 133 Nm
Maximum torque of the Mini Paceman is 20 percent bigger than the Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual. For this reason, the Mini will accelerate somewhat better and be better to overtake other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also cause that the Mini Paceman will consume on average fever fuel for every 100 km.

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

10.4 > 11.1 s
A little difference in the amount of 6 percent indicates that the Dacia Sandero II is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „B class, being represented by the Dacia Sandero II, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 12.9 s and is by 1.8 s lower than this of Dacia car.

Top speed

192 > 175 km/h
The maximum speed of the Mini Paceman is greater as compared to this of the Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 17 kilometers per hour is little and is not realy noticable in daily driving.


1,791 > 1,733 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Mini Paceman is 58 millimeters wider in comparison to the Dacia Sandero II. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.


2,597 > 2,583 mm
Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual has 14 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to the Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.


4 > 3

Engine capacity

1,597 > 897 cc
The Mini Paceman has 700 cubic centimeters greater engine size in relation to the Dacia. The difference is large. For this reason the Mini Paceman should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand greater cubic capacity usually results in worst fuel efficiency.


4,115 > 4,081 mm
The Mini is 34 mm longer in comparison to the Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Mini Paceman probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the Mini will be better driven ,however, the Dacia Sandero II will be a little easier for parking because of shorter length .

Rear track

1,551 > 1,479 mm

Price range

popular > cheap


1,720 > 1,521 kg

Front track

1,525 > 1,488 mm

Front overhang

768 > 833 mm


16 > 12

Curb weight

1,335 > 963 kg


12 reasons for Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90KM manual in comparison to Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual

Reasons for

Average consumption

5.2 > 5.8 l
The Dacia uses 0.6 l fewer fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Mini Paceman. The Dacia Sandero II, being palced in „supermini” segment uses by 0.8 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 6 l.

Urban consumption

6.7 > 7.4 l
The Dacia Sandero II uses 0.7 l fewer fuel in city traffic compared with the Mini. The difference at the level of 10 % will be very big in use of vehicle. Additionally, during years it will give huge savings. Moreover bear in mind that medium results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably lifted if you ride dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the cars compared by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose cars with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision have a sense.

Maximal torque RPM

2,500 > 4,250 revolutions/minute
A wider range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is produced has an impact on an engine’s performance. Still, in order to get a whole view on an engine efficiency, it is recommended to check a torque graph.

Extra-urban consumption

4.1 > 5.3 l

Maximum load capacity

558 > 395 kg

Number of doors

5 > 3
There’s no doubts that the five-door Dacia Sandero II is more usable and if you frequently carry more than one passenger then this car is only possible option for you. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s also easier to put luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Mini generally look more dynamic and sporty and for those who rarely have passengers in the back seat the Mini Paceman may be a good one, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.


1,559 > 1,522 mm
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Dacia Sandero II, which is by 2 percent higher than the Mini Paceman, would be better pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.

Maximal power RPM

5,250 > 6,000 revolutions/minute

Number of seats

5 > 4

Width with outside mirrors

1,994 > 1,992 mm

Rear overhang

655 > 749 mm

Tire profile

55 > 60 %

Cars specifications

Mini Paceman 1.6 122HP manual Dacia Sandero II Stepway TCe 90HP manual
    Gross trailer weight - 1,096 kg
    Price range popular cheap
    Model release date 2012 2012
    Facelifting no no
    Class B B
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