The horsepower is a something that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Volkswagen Passat B7 that has by 7 horsepower more in relation to the Hyundai, which makes this vehicle somewhat better in terms of high speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Volkswagen Passat B7 should as well provide slightly more flexiblility in specific speeds.
The fuel economy is considerably to Volkswagen's advantage. This vehicle burns 4.4 l less diesel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the large family cars class, in which the Volkswagen is classified, is 7.7 l while the Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine burns up by 40 % less fuel than the average.
The Volkswagen has 78 % more torque in comparison to the Hyundai Sonata IV. Even though a large number of drivers do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it reflects the best how fast a vehicle is speeding up. When it comes to compared vehicles the difference is quite big and for that reason the Volkswagen will provide you with better sensation of driving.
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine uses 7 liters fewer fuel in urban cycle in relation to the Hyundai Sonata IV. The difference at the level of 57 percent will be quite significant in daily using vehicle. Additionally, during several years it will generate huge savings. Moreover you shoule take int consideration that medium results of the average fuel efficiency may be considerably increased if you drive swiftly. The difference in fuel economy of the vehicles compared by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose cars with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine accelerates to 100k\h by
faster in comparison to the Hyundai Sonata IV. A significant difference in
acceleration in favor of the Volkswagen Passat B7 will allow him to overtake much
faster and avoid other obstacles.
The boot of the Volkswagen is only 8 % bigger than the Hyundai Sonata IV. However, the difference is not big it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk space.
The maximum speed of the Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual is greater as compared to this of the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan 2.0 i 133HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 16 km/h is not big and is not realy noticable in daily use.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a big difference results from the fact that both vehicles are equipped with different engines. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual has the diesel engine while the Hyundai Sonata IV Sedan 2.0 i 133HP manual is equipped with the petrol engine. Taking into account different types of engines, comparing this characteristic seems to be pointless.
Number of gears
The Volkswagen Passat B7 has a one additional
gear in comparison to the
Hyundai Sonata IV. Sometimes the
extra gear is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
gears can be narrower to
give better acceleration in the
lower speeds. One more gear also will result in smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
Model release date
Given that the Hyundai Sonata IV was introduced only 5 years before the Volkswagen Passat B7, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Volkswagen Passat B7 may have slightly more advanced solutions applied in it.