The horsepower of the Mazda 3 III Hatchback is by 8 hp bigger in comparison to the Peugeot. While the difference is not big it should not affect the car performance in a noticeable way.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Peugeot can reach the
speed of 100Km/h relatively slower compared to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual. The
difference at the level of
4 percent is
is slightly to the Mazda 3 III advantage, however, it should
not be strongly taken into
account when selecting the better one of presented
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Mazda 3 III is greater than the Peugeot by 1, which allows the Mazda to overcome quicker long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 2 kilometers per hour is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
distance between left and right side of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability while driving. The width of the Mazda is larger only by 303 millimeters in comparison to the Peugeot and is not really worth considering. The average for the „small family cars” segment amounts to approximately 1,703 mm and is by 21 % smaller than the same attribute of the Mazda 3 III.
The Mazda 3 III has 2 % longer wheelbase than Peugeot. Therefore the Mazda 3 III Hatchback is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
Maximum load capacity
The Mazda 3 III is 22 millimeters longer when compared to the Peugeot 301 1.6 HDi 92HP manual. Long cars have more interior space and usually have bigger trunk. While the Mazda 3 III occurs to be better for families or persons who love the idea of convenient driving, the Peugeot 301 may be more appropriate to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually is a hatchback and as a result the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat giving more space for cargo, has an advantage over the 4-door Peugeot 301 with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Model release date
Given that the Peugeot 301 started to be manufactured only 1 year prior to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Mazda 3 III may have a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.