The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual that has by 10 horsepower more in relation to the Mazda, which makes this car somewhat faster. Because of more horsepower the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d will also provide somewhat better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Peugeot 308 II burns up 0.3 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Mazda 3 III. The Peugeot, being classified in „compact” segment consumes by 2.2 l less amount of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 6.8 l.
The Peugeot 308 II has 37 percent more torque when compared to the Mazda 3 III. The difference at this level is quite big, what means
that the Peugeot 308 II will be seeding up perceptibly faster.
The Peugeot burns up of 0.5 l fuel fewer in city traffic compared to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback. The Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d, as a representative of small family cars segment, uses 2.9 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “C” class equals to 8.7 l of fuel for every 100 km.
The boot of the Peugeot is only 54 l bigger than the Mazda 3 III Hatchback. However, the difference is not significant and it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Peugeot is higher in comparison to this of the Mazda 3 III Hatchback which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 3 percent is little and is imperceptible in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in rotations per minute at which the maximum torque is generated clearly indicates that a vehicle with an engine that doesn’t need taking it up at high revs is this of the Peugeot. The engine of the Mazda 3 III Hatchback reaches its full efficiency at 4,005 revolutions/minute which is by 2,510 revolutions/minute worst result compared with the Peugeot.
In this category it is the Peugeot that can contain 6 percent more fuel in relation to the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual. The medium fuel tank capacity in the small family cars class, from which the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d comes from, amounts to 52 l, whereas in small family cars segment (represented by the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual) it is 52 l.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual, which is by 6 mm higher than the Mazda, would be better option for you. However, presented cars do not vary much when it comes to its height and it should not be much observable.