The Volkswagen Passat B8 burns up 16 % fewer fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe 180 BlueEFFICIENCY 156HP manual. The Volkswagen, which is palced in „mid-size” class uses by 2.3 l less amount of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle is 7.7 l.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual uses 1.2 l less fuel in city traffic than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe 180 BlueEFFICIENCY 156HP manual. The difference at the level of 15 % will be very significant in using car. Additionally, during several years it will bring huge savings. Also bear in mind that presented results of the average fuel efficiency might be considerably raised if you move swiftly. The difference in fuel economy of the cars selected by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
Width of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability on road. The Volkswagen is widther only by 3 percent compared with the Mercedes C-Class W204 and is not really worth considering. The average for the „large family cars” class equals to 1,764 millimeters and is by 68 mm larger than the same feature of the Volkswagen Passat B8.
The Mercedes C-Class W204 loses with the Volkswagen in the field of fuel tank capacity. The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual is able to take by 6 l more fuel than its rival.
The Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan 1.4 TSI BMT 125HP manual has 1 % longer wheelbase when compared to Mercedes C-Class W204. Therefore the Volkswagen is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
The Volkswagen is 177 millimeters longer than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe. The length of the car is important in terms of travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Volkswagen preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Volkswagen Passat B8 will be better driven but the Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe will be a slightly easier for parking because of shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
For those that prefer a car for larger amount of passengers the 4-door Volkswagen Passat B8 Sedan is much appropriate to own. However, for people who appreciate better design of the car we recommend to choose the 2-door Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe 180 BlueEFFICIENCY 156HP manual.
Model release date
Production of the older car started much more earlier than its rival hence man may suspect that this car gives way to Volkswagen because it has significantly less modern parts used.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Volkswagen Passat B8, which is by 50 millimeters higher than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Coupe, is appropriate option for you. However, these two cars do not vary much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.