The horsepower of the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan 2.0 i 133HP manual is 11 horsepowers bigger in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan. As the difference is small this should not affect the vehicles performance largely.
Width of a vehicle directly influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability on road. The Hyundai Sonata IV is widther only by 10 mm in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual and is not really relevant. The medium for the „large family cars” class amounts to around 1,764 millimeters and is by 68 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Hyundai.
The Volkswagen loses with the Hyundai Sonata IV in the category of fuel tank capacity. The Hyundai Sonata IV is able to take by 1 liter more fuel in relation to its contender.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Hyundai Sonata IV has 1 percent longer wheelbase distance when compared to Volkswagen Passat B6. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Thus, the mass of Hyundai should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The engine displacement of the Hyundai is by 608 cc larger when compared to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan. For this reason the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Hyundai will be of better performance, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Hyundai Sonata IV is 35 mm longer in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B6. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually provide bigger trunk. While the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan 2.0 i 133HP manual occurs to be better for families or drivers who value soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 1.4 TSI 122HP manual may appeal to women because it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan, which is by 1 mm higher than the Volkswagen, would be appropriate pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much perceptible.