The Mini III has 62 hp bigger amount of horses under the hood in relation to the Fiat 127 I. The superiority is huge and for this reason it greatly affect sensation of driving the vehicle. It may be interesting to know that the Mini III has by 17 percent more horses under the hood compared to the medium level in its segment.
The fuel economy is considerably to Mini III's advantage. This vehicle consumes 43 percent less fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Fiat. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the subcompact class, in which the Mini III is classified, is 6 liters whereas the Mini uses by 27 percent less fuel than the average.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mini III is 13 percent wider when compared to the Fiat 127 I. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Mini III has 274 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Fiat 127 I 0.9 40HP manual. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Mini III has only one more
speed compared to the
Fiat 127 I. Generally this
additional gear is a taller one thanks to which the previous
gears can be shorter to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more gear as well affect
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The engine cubic capacity of the Mini III 1.2 102HP manual is by 33 percent bigger in comparison to the Fiat. As a result the Fiat 127 I 0.9 40HP manual will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Mini will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Mini is 5 % longer in comparison to the Fiat. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases provide bigger trunk. While the Mini seems to be better choice for families or those who appreciate convenient rides, the Fiat may appeal to women as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 3 percent in favor of the Mini III is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.