The horsepower is a characteristic that most of us take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Infiniti which has by 36 % more horsepower when compared to the Volkswagen. Consequently the Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual is able to achieve higher top speed. Because of more horsepower the Infiniti Q50 will as well give seemingly better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Infiniti consumes 19 percent less fuel in the combined cycle than the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan. The Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual, being classified in „D” class uses by 3.3 l less amount of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 7.7 l.
Because of 200 newton meters higher torque, the engine of the Infiniti Q50 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Passat B8. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
The Infiniti Q50 consumes 17 percent fewer running around the town in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan. The difference in the amount of 17 percent is not very appreciable in everyday usage of the vehicle at the same time in a year it would give a substantial cost reduction.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference amounts to 10 percent shows that the Volkswagen is slightly beaten here. In the „mid-size” segment, to which the Volkswagen Passat B8 is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 9.9 s and is by 0.2 s slower than acceleration of Volkswagen’s vehicle.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Infiniti is greater in relation to of the Volkswagen by 23 kilometers per hour, which allows the Infiniti to cover faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 23 km/h is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank size is Infiniti which is able to take by 14 % more fuel compared with the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual.
Infiniti Q50 has 65 millimeters longer wheelbase than the Volkswagen Passat B8. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual has 749 cc bigger engine displacement in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan. The difference is considerable. Consequently the Infiniti should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand greater engine capacity usually equals worst fuel efficiency.
The Infiniti Q50 2.2d 170HP manual is 23 mm longer in comparison to the Volkswagen. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Infiniti Q50 seems to be better option for families or persons who appreciate comfortable driving, the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual may appeal to city drivers because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.