The Lancia Thema II Sedan comes with petrol which delivers by 33 percent more horsepower over the the engine of the Volvo S60 II Sedan, giving the vehicle a more dynamic character. It should be googd option to those who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
The Lancia Thema II Sedan features 80 l
bigger luggage compartment
in comparison to the Volvo S60 II.
Such a difference is quite big
therefore it will distinctly affect the comfort of the
vehicle’s usage. At the same time that
the Lancia Thema II Sedan has
trunk size than the average in its segment. More spacious
luggage compartment will be useful during family
traveling as well as during
everyday car’s usage.
The top speed of the Lancia is higher in comparison to this of the Volvo which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 10 kilometers/hour is small and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a vehicle influences on room in the cabin and also stability during driving. The Lancia Thema II is widther only by 40 mm than the Volvo and is not really important. The average for the „E” class is around 1,826 mm and is by 76 mm smaller than the same attribute of the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic.
The Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual gives way to the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic in the category of fuel tank capacity. The Lancia Thema II Sedan is able to store by 6 percent more fuel in relation to its competitor.
The wheelbase of a car equals the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic has 281 millimeters longer wheelbase distance than Volvo S60 II Sedan. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Lancia Thema II Sedan should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Number of gears
The Lancia Thema II Sedan have a higher speed count compared to the Volvo S60 II which means
that Lancia should achieve
better acceleration and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet
little and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not
notice the difference.
The Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic has 50 percent greater cubic capacity in relation to the Volvo. The difference is relatively notable. Consequently the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand larger cubic capacity usually means worst fuel consumption.
Gross trailer weight
The Lancia is 9 percent longer when compared to the Volvo S60 II Sedan. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Lancia Thema II Sedan occurs to be better for families or persons who love the idea of comfortable rides, the Volvo S60 II Sedan may appeal to singles as it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Volvo S60 II Sedan started to be manufactured only 1 year prior to the Lancia Thema II Sedan, the gap between technology applied in both cars is not really huge, however, the Lancia Thema II Sedan might have slightly more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Lancia Thema II Sedan 3.6 V6 286HP automatic, which is by 5 millimeters higher than the Volvo S60 II, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.
To people who value more convenient driving a car and don’t want to struggle with complications resulting from the stick shift we recommend vehicles with automatic gearbox. For those who have a flair for sport driving a stick shift may be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a gear is changed.