Maximal torque RPM
A greater range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is delivered determines an engine’s performance. However, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is good to see a torque performance graph.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Volkswagen Passat B3 that can carry 11 liters more fuel in relation to the Ford Sierra I Estate. The average fuel tank size in the large family cars class, which is represented by the Volkswagen Passat B3 Estate, amounts to 63 l, whereas in large family cars class (represented by the Ford Sierra I Estate) it amounts to 63 liters.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable car's weight distribution. Volkswagen Passat B3 has 1 % longer wheelbase distance than Ford. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Volkswagen should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Volkswagen Passat B3 Estate 1.6 72HP manual is 3 % longer in comparison to the Ford. Long cars are more spacious and usually provide more storage space. While the Volkswagen Passat B3 Estate seems to be better for families or persons who appreciate comfortable rides, the Ford Sierra I Estate may be more appropriate to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Model release date
Production of the older car started 6 years prior to its rival and for this reason we may expect that this vehicle features significantly less advanced technologies used.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Volkswagen Passat B3, which is by 1 % higher than the Ford Sierra I, is better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.