The Volkswagen Passat B6 consumes 2.5 l less amount of fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Fiat Croma II. The difference in the amount of 34 % will be quite realy noticeable in everyday usage of the car. In the long run it can generate a real savings.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual has 77 newton meters more torque than the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual. The difference at such level is quite big, what means
that the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant will accelerate perceptibly better.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 consumes 3.7 l of oil fewer running around the town compared to the Fiat. The Volkswagen, which comes from D class, consumes 4.5 l less diesel, which is by 42 percent better fuel consumption in comparison to the average in its segment. The difference in fuel consumption between these two cars is really big, so remember that so as to the comparison have a sense, you should pick up vehicles with similar parameters.
With more luggage capacity the Volkswagen will have much more room for carrying things and be more functional car than the Fiat Croma II. If the size of the trunk is appeals to you, the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual will be better to choose as it is around 20 % larger than the boot of its rival.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
Such a big difference results from the fact that both vehicles are equipped with different engines. The Volkswagen is equipped with the diesel engine and the Fiat Croma II is equipped with the petrol engine. As both cars have different types of engines, comparing this feature seems to be pointless.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability on road. The width of the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant is larger only by 43 millimeters than the Fiat Croma II and is not really relevant. The medium for the „middle” segment amounts to 1,764 millimeters and is by 3 % smaller than the same attribute of the Volkswagen.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant that can comprise 9 l more fuel in relation to the Fiat. The medium fuel tank capacity in the D class, which is represented by the Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant 2.0 TDI-CR DPF 110HP manual, is 63 l, whereas in large family cars segment (represented by the Fiat) it amounts to 63 liters.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Volkswagen Passat B6 has 8 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Fiat Croma II. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Volkswagen Passat B6 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Volkswagen Passat B6 Variant has by 10 percent bigger engine size in relation to the Fiat Croma II 1.8 16v 140HP manual. This play a little role as far as acceleration is concerned, as both values does not vary much.
The Volkswagen is 18 mm longer when compared to the Fiat. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also have more storage space. While the Volkswagen Passat B6 seems to be better choice for families or those who love the idea of comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Fiat Croma II may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.