The horsepower is a parameter that most of drivers take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Renault that has by 65 % more horsepower than the Mazda MPV III. As a result the Renault Espace IV Grand can reach higher top speed. Having more horsepower the Renault Espace IV Grand will also give seemingly more flexiblility in specific speeds.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Renault that can hold 12 % more fuel in relation to the Mazda. The medium fuel tank capacity in the van segment, which is represented by the Renault, is 70 l, whereas in van segment (represented by the Mazda MPV III) it amounts to 70 l.
Ground clearance is a critical factor in many relevant parameters of a car. Clearance is the most important for SUV cars though all cars appreciate the higher suspension. The Renault has 21 mm larger clearance in relation to the Mazda MPV III. In addition to effective mobility in rough terrain, the Renault will also be easier to overcome city obstacles like large curbs, for example.
The Renault Espace IV Grand has 501 cc bigger engine size when compared to the Mazda MPV III 1.5 103HP manual. The difference is big. Consequently the Renault Espace IV Grand 2.0 Turbo 170HP manual should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand greater cubic capacity equals worst fuel economy.
The higher a vehicle is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 8 % in favor of the Renault Espace IV Grand 2.0 Turbo 170HP manual is insignificant and does not matter much.