The horsepower is a parameter that most of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack which has by 5 horsepower more in comparison to the Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual, which makes this vehicle slightly better in terms of high speed. Having more horsepower the Volkswagen Passat B7 should also give slightly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack uses 1.2 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle in comparison to the Hyundai i40 Estate 1.6 GDI 135HP manual. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack, being palced in „middle” segment uses by 2.5 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 7.7 l.
The Volkswagen Passat B7 has 93 percent more torque when compared to the Hyundai i40. The difference at such level is relevant, what means
that the Volkswagen will be seeding up perceptibly faster.
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack consumes of 21 % fuel less running around the town compared to the Hyundai i40. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual, as a representative of D class, burns up 4.3 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “mid-size” class equals to 10.6 l/100Km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference in the amount of 12 % shows that the Hyundai i40 Estate is somewhat beaten in this confrontation. In the „D” class, to which the Hyundai i40 is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 9.9 s and is by 17 percent faster than acceleration of Hyundai’s vehicle.
If you need a car by which you could set of for journeys, which could room more things in the boot , go for the Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack. The Hyundai has by 9 % smaller luggage compartment than the Hyundai i40 Estate so in this case you would be able to put in the trunk one bag less. When it comes to the luggage compartment also pay attention to its width length and height which have appreciable effect on loading capability ( Trunk dimensions of Hyundai - 1,008 millimeters/718 mm).
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual is higher as compared to this of the Hyundai i40 which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 3 percent is not big and is imperceptible in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a big difference results from the fact that both cars have different engines. The Volkswagen has the diesel engine, the Hyundai i40 is equipped with the petrol engine. Taking into account different types of engines, comparing this characteristic has no sense.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual is 9 millimeters wider in relation to the Hyundai i40. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Trunk length with seats up
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual has by 376 cc greater engine size in comparison to the Hyundai. This play a little role when it comes to accleration, as both values are quite simmilar.
Gross trailer weight
The Volkswagen Passat B7 is 1 millimeter longer in relation to the Hyundai i40. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Volkswagen Passat B7 Alltrack 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 140HP manual will be better driven but the Hyundai will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length of the body.