The horsepower is a parameter that most of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Volvo C70 I Cabrio that has by 7 horsepower more when compared to the Jaguar, which makes this vehicle slightly quicker. Due to more horsepower the Volvo C70 I will also give somewhat better efficiency in specific gears.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volvo C70 I Cabrio 2.0 20V 180HP manual is 161 mm wider when compared to the Jaguar. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In this category it is the Volvo C70 I that can hold 3 liters more fuel in relation to the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP. The medium fuel container size in the sports cars class, which is represented by the Volvo, is 68 liters, whereas in S segment (represented by the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP) it amounts to 68 l.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of better vehicle's weight distribution. Volvo C70 I Cabrio 2.0 20V 180HP manual has 243 mm longer wheelbase distance than Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Volvo C70 I Cabrio 2.0 20V 180HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Volvo C70 I Cabrio is 6 % longer in relation to the Jaguar E-Type II. The length of the car is important in terms of driving comfort and space in the boot. The Volvo C70 I Cabrio preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Volvo will be better driven but the Jaguar will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of carrying big amount of stuff to it. The difference of 17 % in favor of the Volvo C70 I Cabrio 2.0 20V 180HP manual is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.