With more trunk space the Volkswagen Sharan I will have much more room for carrying things and be more functional one compared with the Mazda 5 II. If the capacity of the boot is important to you, the Volkswagen Sharan I 2.0 TDI 140HP manual will be better to choose because it is around 62 percent larger than the trunk of its contender.
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range and a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is produced affects an engine’s performance. However, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always good to see a torque graph.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Volkswagen Sharan I which can comprise 17 % more fuel than the Mazda 5 II. The average fuel tank size in the van segment, which is represented by the Volkswagen Sharan I, equals 70 liters, whereas in minivan class (represented by the Mazda 5 II 2.0 MZR-CD 143HP manual) it equals 57 l.
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Volkswagen has 3 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Mazda. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Volkswagen Sharan I should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Maximum load capacity
The Volkswagen is 1 percent longer than the Mazda 5 II. The length of the vehicle is important in respect of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Volkswagen very likely will be offering to it's users more space for legs. At the same time the Volkswagen Sharan I will be better driven but the Mazda 5 II will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length .
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Volkswagen, which is by 7 % higher than the Mazda, would be better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.