The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Hyundai that has by 20 percent horsepower more in relation to the Renault Fluence, which makes this car a bit quicker. Thanks to more horsepower the Hyundai will also provide somewhat more efficiency in specific gears.
The Hyundai Elantra V Sedan 1.6 D-CVVT MPI 132HP manual burns up 7 percent less in the mixed cycle when compared to the Renault Fluence Sedan 1.6 16V 110HP manual. The difference at the level of 0.5 l is not perceptible. At the same time within some time it would give a real savings.
Maximum torque of the Hyundai is 5 % bigger than the Renault Fluence. Because of this, the Hyundai Elantra V will accelerate slightly swifter and be better for overtaking other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also cause that the Hyundai Elantra V will burn up fever fuel for every 100 km.
The Hyundai burns up 3 percent fewer petrol in city traffic in relation to the Renault. The Hyundai Elantra V Sedan 1.6 D-CVVT MPI 132HP manual, that comes from C class, consumes 0.2 l less fuel. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the C class equals to 8.7 l, while the Hyundai Elantra V Sedan needs by 2 percent less amount of fuel than the average.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference amounts to 9 percent indicates that the Renault is insignificantly beaten in this confrontation. In the „C” segment, to which the Renault Fluence Sedan 1.6 16V 110HP manual is assigned, the medium acceleration is 11.3 s and is by 0.4 s faster than acceleration of Renault’s vehicle.
The maximum velocity of the Hyundai is greater in comparison to the Renault Fluence by 8, which allows the Hyundai Elantra V Sedan to overcome quicker long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 15 kilometers per hour is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Hyundai Elantra V Sedan has 10 millimeters longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Renault Fluence Sedan 1.6 16V 110HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Hyundai should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Number of gears
The Hyundai Elantra V Sedan 1.6 D-CVVT MPI 132HP manual has a one additional
gear in comparison to the
Renault Fluence Sedan. Most often the
extra gear is used as an overdrive so that the previous
speeds can be narrower to
allow increased acceleration in the
lower gears. One more speed also helps to lower
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Renault Fluence Sedan 1.6 16V 110HP manual started to be manufactured only 1 year prior to the Hyundai Elantra V Sedan, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Hyundai may feature slightly more advanced solutions used in it.