The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Mazda 3 III which has by 33 % more horsepower in relation to the Seat Toledo IV. As a result the Mazda 3 III Hatchback can achieve higher velocity. Having more horsepower the Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual should also provide seemingly better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Mazda burns up 17 percent less fuel in the combined cycle than the Seat Toledo IV. The Mazda 3 III Hatchback, which is classified in „lower middle” segment uses by 1.9 l less of fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle is 6.8 l.
Due to 37 newton meters greater torque, the engine of the Mazda 3 III does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Seat Toledo IV. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
The Mazda 3 III Hatchback uses 1.9 l of petrol fewer in city traffic in relation to the Seat Toledo IV. The Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual, which represents compact segment, consumes 2.4 l less gasoline, which is by 27 percent lower result in comparison to the average in its class. The difference in fuel economy between these two cars is quite big, so note that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should select cars with similar characteristics.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Seat accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h relatively slower compared with the Mazda 3 III Hatchback. The
difference at the level of
22 percent is
not really significant and it should
not be substantially taken into
consideration when choosing
one of these two
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mazda is greater in comparison to this of the Seat Toledo IV which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 4 % is little and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mazda 3 III is 21 % wider than the Seat Toledo IV. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Mazda has 93 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to Seat Toledo IV. As a result the Mazda is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable riding.
Number of gears
The Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual have a higher gear count than the Seat Toledo IV which means
that Mazda 3 III would have
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and if you are not drag
racing at a timed event you would not
observe the difference.
The Mazda 3 III Hatchback 1.5 SKYACTIV-G 100HP manual has 25 percent larger cubic capacity than the Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual. For the reason that the difference is small, the Mazda 3 III Hatchback should accelerate only slightly faster, of course if other paramerters are the same.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
A 5-door car usually means a hatchback and as a result the Mazda 3 III, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat giving more space for cargo, has an advantage on the four-door Seat with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Model release date
Given that the Seat Toledo IV's production began only 1 year before the Mazda, the gap between technology used in both vehicles shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Mazda might feature a bit more new solutions used in it.