The horsepower of the Ford is 7 % grater when compared to the MG TF I. While the difference is small it should not affect the vehicles performance in a noticeable way.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 0.6 s shows that the MG TF I Cabrio 1.8 i 16V Stepspeed 120HP manual is the worst vehicle of these two . In the „sports cars class, being represented by the MG, the average acceleration amounts to 7.2 s and is by 3 sek higher than this of MG car.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Ford Capri I is 13 mm wider when compared to the MG. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Ford has 175 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to MG TF I. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Ford Capri I should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The engine capacity of the Ford Capri I is by 67 % larger when compared to the MG TF I Cabrio. For this reason the MG TF I Cabrio 1.8 i 16V Stepspeed 120HP manual will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Ford Capri I will be of better performance, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Ford Capri I is 8 % longer when compared to the MG TF I Cabrio. The length of the vehicle is significant in terms of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Ford Capri I 3.0 128HP manual probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Ford Capri I will be better driven ,however, the MG TF I Cabrio 1.8 i 16V Stepspeed 120HP manual will be a little easier to park due to shorter length .
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of putting massive amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 6 percent to the advantage of the Ford Capri I is little and does not matter much.