The horsepower of the FSO Polonez Hatchback is by 9 percent grater in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B1. As the difference is small this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The FSO Polonez Hatchback is 1 percent wider in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B1. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. FSO Polonez Hatchback has 1 % longer wheelbase distance than Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 75HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of FSO should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The FSO Polonez is 2 % longer than the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback. The length of the vehicle is important in respect of travelling comfort and space in the boot. The FSO Polonez Hatchback 1.5 AB 82HP probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. Aditionally the FSO will be better driven ,however, the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length .
Number of doors
It seems to be quite obvious that the five-door FSO Polonez Hatchback 1.5 AB 82HP is more convenient and if you regularly carry more than one people then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The strongest point of a five-door vehicle is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s as well easier to place luggage and cargo into the car when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 75HP manual very often look much cooler and for young drivers who rarely have passengers in the back seat the Volkswagen Passat B1 may be better one.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Volkswagen debuted only 5 years prior to the FSO Polonez, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the FSO might feature a bit more modern solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the FSO Polonez Hatchback 1.5 AB 82HP, which is by 1 percent higher than the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 75HP manual, would be appropriate choice for you. However, compared cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.