The fuel economy is considerably to Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan's advantage. This vehicle burns 2.5 l less petrol in the combined cycle in comparison to the Kia Magentis II. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the mid-size segment, in which the Volkswagen is classified, equals to 7.7 l while the Volkswagen Passat B8 burns up by 30 % less amount of fuel than the average.
Maximum torque of the Volkswagen Passat B8 is 6 percent higher than the Kia. As a result, the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual will accelerate somewhat swifter and be better to overtake other cars. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine will also make that the Volkswagen Passat B8 will burn up fever fuel for every 100 km.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual burns up of 3.6 l fuel fewer in city traffic in comparison to the Kia Magentis II Sedan. The Volkswagen, as a representative of large family cars class, consumes 3.7 l per 100 km fewer than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “middle” segment equals to 10.6 l per 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 0.5 s shows that the Kia Magentis II Sedan 2.0 i 16V 145HP manual is the worst vehicle of these two compared. In the „middle segment, being represented by the Kia Magentis II Sedan, the average acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 9.9 s and is by 3 % higher than this of Kia car.
With more boot size the Volkswagen Passat B8 will have much more room for loading things and be more functional vehicle compared with the Kia. If the size of the trunk is appeals to you, the Volkswagen will be better to buy as it is around 22 percent larger than the trunk of its contender.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly affects the amount of space for passengers as well as stability while driving. The width of the Volkswagen Passat B8 is larger by 1 % compared with the Kia and is not really important. The average for the „large family cars” class is 1,764 millimeters and is by 4 percent smaller than the width of the Volkswagen Passat B8.
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank capacity is Volkswagen that can hold by 3 percent more gasoline in relation to the Kia Magentis II Sedan.
Volkswagen has 3 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Kia. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Volkswagen has only one additional
speed compared to the
Kia Magentis II Sedan 2.0 i 16V 145HP manual. Most often the
extra speed is used as an overdrive thanks to which the previous
gears can be shorter in order to
give better performance in the
lower gears. One more speed as well have an effect on decreasing
fuel consumption and CO2 emission.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan is 47 millimeters longer when compared to the Kia Magentis II Sedan. The length of the vehicle is significant in respect of travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Volkswagen will be better driven ,however, the Kia Magentis II Sedan 2.0 i 16V 145HP manual will be a bit easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle started 9 years prior to its contender and for this reason we may expect that this car is equipped with not so modern solutions .
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual, which is by 3 % higher than the Kia Magentis II Sedan 2.0 i 16V 145HP manual, would be better option for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.