The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Hyundai i40 which has by 35 more horsepower in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate 1.6 100HP manual. Consequently the Hyundai i40 will reach higher speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Hyundai i40 Estate should also give more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Hyundai i40 consumes 20 % less fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Volkswagen. The difference at the level of 1.6 l will be quite very appreciable in everyday usage of the car. In the long run it can generate a considerable reduction of costs.
The Hyundai has 26 Nm more torque when compared to the Volkswagen. Even though a great deal of drivers do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it describes the best how fast a vehicle acclerates. When it comes to compared cars the difference is quite small so you probably will not feel the difference.
The Hyundai uses 3.1 l less gasoline while driving inside city than the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate. The difference in the amount of 3.1 l is really perceptible in daily usage of the car. Moreover, in a long run it will give you significant savings. Keep in mind that fuel consumption may vary depending on how dynamic you drive
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 0.9 s shows that the Volkswagen is the worst car of these two . In the „mid-size segment, being represented by the Volkswagen, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 2.6 s higher than this of Volkswagen car.
The Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual has 103 l
bigger luggage compartment
compared with the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate 1.6 100HP manual.
Such a difference is quite big
therefore it will distinctly matters in terms
of the comfort of the
car’s usage. At the same time that
the Hyundai i40 Estate has 20 %
boot size than the average in its class. Bigger
trunk will be useful during family
journeys as well as during
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed of the Hyundai i40 is greater as compared to this of the Volkswagen Passat B5 which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 2 percent is small and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle directly affects interior space for travelers as well as stability while driving. The width of the Hyundai is larger by 77 millimeters than the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate 1.6 100HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „middle” segment amounts to around 1,764 mm and is by 52 millimeters smaller than the width of the Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual.
In this category it is the Hyundai i40 that can carry 9 l more fuel in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate 1.6 100HP manual. The medium fuel container capacity in the middle class, from which the Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual comes from, equals 63 liters, whereas in large family cars class (represented by the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate) it equals 63 l.
The Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual has 76 millimeters longer wheelbase in comparison to Volkswagen. Thanks to this the Hyundai i40 Estate is safer and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.
Number of gears
The Hyundai i40 Estate has a one more
gear compared to the
Volkswagen. Usually this
additional speed is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
speeds can be shorter in order to
give better acceleration in the
lower speeds. One more gear also affect
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
Maximum load capacity
The Hyundai i40 is 90 mm longer when compared to the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate. The length of the car plays a role in terms of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Hyundai i40 Estate probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Hyundai i40 will be better driven ,however, the Volkswagen Passat B5 Estate 1.6 100HP manual will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length .
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 10 mm in favor of the Hyundai is small and should not be really noticeable.