The Volvo V40 I comes with petrol which produce by 25 more horsepower than the the engine of the Fiat, giving the vehicle a much more dynamic character. It should be googd car to those who would like to experience thrill of drive a sports car.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo V40 I can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 13 s, which is 0.5 s quicker in comparison to the Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual. However the difference is not as much significant to be taken into account when buying a vehicle.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed of the Volvo V40 I 1.6 16V 105HP manual is greater in comparison to this of the Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 14 % is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volvo V40 I is 1 percent wider when compared to the Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In this category it is the Volvo V40 I that can comprise 30 percent more fuel than the Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual. The medium fuel tank capacity in the compact segment, from which the Volvo V40 I comes from, amounts to 52 liters, whereas in C segment (represented by the Fiat) it equals 52 liters.
The Volvo V40 I 1.6 16V 105HP manual has 117 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to Fiat Albea I. As a result the Volvo V40 I is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Volvo has 347 cubic centimeters bigger engine capacity in relation to the Fiat. The difference is relatively large. Consequently the Volvo V40 I should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand larger engine capacity means worst fuel economy.
Maximum load capacity
The Volvo is 7 % longer in comparison to the Fiat. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and in most cases have more storage space. While the Volvo V40 I seems to be better option for families or persons who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Fiat Albea I 1.2 i 16V 80HP manual may be more appropriate to singles as it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Volvo V40 I 1.6 16V 105HP manual, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage over the four-door Fiat Albea I with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.