The horsepower is a feature that most of us pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Volkswagen Passat B6 that has by 21 percent horsepower more in comparison to the Fiat Croma II, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. With more horsepower the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan will also give somewhat better flexiblility in specific gears.
The fuel economy is considerably to Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual's advantage. This automobile burns 1.8 l less fuel in the mixed cycle when compared with the Fiat Croma II. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the large family cars class, in which the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is classified, equals to 7.7 l while the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual consumes by 28 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The difference of 102 percent is really appreciable. It stems from the fact that these vehicles are equipped with various types of engine. While the Volkswagen is equipped with a diesel engine, the Fiat is equipped with a petrol engine.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan burns up 27 % less diesel running around the town in comparison to the Fiat Croma II. The difference in the amount of 2.6 l is quite appreciable in daily usage of the ride. However, in a long term it will bring you significant savings. Bear in mind that fuel consumption may change depending on your driving style
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 1.6 s shows that the Fiat Croma II is slightly beaten in this confrontation. In the „mid-size” class, to which the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 9.9 s and is by 3 percent faster than acceleration of Fiat’s vehicle.
The trunk of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual is only 13 percent bigger than the Fiat Croma II. However, the difference is not significant and it would be fair to say that both vehicles have more of less the same trunk size.
The maximum velocity of the Volkswagen is greater in comparison to this of the Fiat which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 8 percent is little and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a huge difference stems from the fact that both cars have various engines. The Volkswagen Passat B6 is equipped with the diesel engine whereas the Fiat Croma II has the petrol engine. As both cars have different kinds of engines, comparing this feature has no sense.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability on road. The width of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is larger only by 2 % in relation to the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual and is not really relevant. The average for the „large family cars” class amounts to 1,764 millimeters and is by 3 percent larger than the same attribute of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual.
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank capacity is Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual that can hold by 15 % more diesel in comparison to the Fiat Croma II.
The Volkswagen has 8 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to Fiat. As a result the Volkswagen is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of gears
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 170HP manual have a higher gear count than the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual which means
that Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan would achieve
better acceleration and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan has by 10 % bigger engine size than the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual. This may have a little impact on vehicle's performance, as both values does not differ much.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan is 9 mm longer in relation to the Fiat Croma II. The length of the car is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B6 very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Volkswagen Passat B6 will be better driven but the Fiat will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length .