The horsepower is a parameter that majority of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Mazda which has by 16 percent horsepower more in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B8, which makes this vehicle slightly quicker. With more horsepower the Mazda 6 III will as well provide somewhat better efficiency in specific speeds.
Maximum torque of the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual is 5 % bigger than the Volkswagen. For this reason, the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual will accelerate somewhat faster and be better for overtaking other vehicles. Appropriate use of the flexibility of the engine may also make that the Mazda 6 III will burn up less fuel per 100 kilometers.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volkswagen accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h relatively slower than the Mazda. The
difference at the level of
0.1 s is
not really significant and it should
not be substantially taken into
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The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual is 1 percent wider in comparison to the Volkswagen. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Mazda is 1 percent longer in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual. The length of the vehicle is significant when it comes to driving comfort and space in the boot. The Mazda 6 III probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Mazda will be better driven ,however, the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual will be a little easier for parking because of shorter length .
The engine capacity of the Mazda 6 III Estate 2.0 SKYACTIV-G 145HP manual is by 43 % larger when compared to the Volkswagen Passat B8. For this reason the Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Mazda 6 III will be of better performance, working more smoothly and more durable.
If you are a tall driver or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Mazda 6 III, which is by 19 millimeters higher than the Volkswagen, would be better pick for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.
Number of doors
A five-door car generally is a hatchback and for that reason the Mazda 6 III Estate, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats enlarging a luggage compartment, has the edge on the four-door Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan which in turn has a smaller trunk cut off from the passenger compartment.