The horsepower of the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback is 6 hp bigger than the Mazda 3 I Hatchback. Because the difference is small this should not affect the car performance extensively.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Peugeot 307 II Hatchback's advantage. This vehicle uses 29 % less oil in the combined cycle compared to the Mazda. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the compact segment, in which the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback is classified, is 6.8 l while the Peugeot needs by 28 % less fuel than the average.
The fuel consumption running around the town is considerably to the Peugeot 307 II's advantage. This car burns 2.6 l fewer diesel in built up area in comparison to the Mazda 3 I Hatchback. Better fuel consumption means less fuel cost passed on you.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h relatively slower than the Peugeot. The
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The trunk of the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback is only 38 liters bigger than the Mazda. However, the difference is not big it would be right to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed of the Peugeot is greater in relation to the Mazda 3 I by 10 km/h, which allows the Peugeot to cover quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 10 kilometers per hour is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback that can carry 11 percent more fuel compared with the Mazda 3 I Hatchback. The average fuel container capacity in the lower middle segment, which is represented by the Peugeot 307 II, equals 52 liters, whereas in C class (represented by the Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual) it amounts to 52 l.
The Peugeot 307 II Hatchback has by 173 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity than the Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual. This play a little role on vehicle's performance, as both figures are quite simmilar.
Maximum load capacity
Model release date
Given that the Mazda started to be manufactured only 2 years earlier than the Peugeot, the distance in technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback 1.6 HDi 16V 90HP manual may feature a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Peugeot, which is by 4 % higher than the Mazda 3 I Hatchback 1.4 i 16V 84HP manual, is better choice for you. However, compared cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much noticeable.