distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on room in the cabin and also stability during driving. The width of the Renault 14 is larger only by 1 % in comparison to the Lada and is not really relevant. The medium for the „small family cars” segment amounts to around 1,703 millimeters and is by 5 % bigger than the same attribute of the Renault 14.
The Renault has 5 % longer wheelbase in comparison to Lada 2103 2103 Sedan. Therefore the Renault 14 is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and as a result the Renault, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage over the four-door Lada 2103 2103 Sedan 1.5 72HP manual which in turn has a smaller trunk cut off from the passenger compartment.
Model release date
Given that the Lada 2103 2103 Sedan's production started only 4 years before the Renault, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Renault 14 may feature slightly more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Renault 14 1.2 57HP, which is by 1 percent higher than the Lada 2103 2103 Sedan, is better option for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.