The horsepower is a parameter that most of us take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Nissan Primera III which has by 28 % more horsepower in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1. Therefore the Nissan Primera III Hatchback is able to achieve higher top speed. Because of more horsepower the Nissan Primera III Hatchback will also provide more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Nissan consumes 20 % less fuel in the mixed cycle in relation to the Volkswagen Passat B1. The difference at the level of 1.8 l will be realy noticeable in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it would give a substantial cost reduction.
The Nissan has 17 percent more torque in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback. Although a large number of people do not take into consideration the maximum torque when buying a car, it describes the best how a car is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are concerned the difference is little so it probably will not make a real difference in feeling of driving a car.
The Nissan Primera III Hatchback burns 2 liters less fuel in city traffic than the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 85HP manual. The difference at the level of 18 % is very big in use of car. Additionally, during years it may bring real and noticeable cost savings. Also keep in mind that medium results of the average fuel efficiency might be considerably lifted if you drive dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles compared by you is so colossal that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision have a sense.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Nissan is greater in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback by 17 km/h, which allows the Nissan to travel faster long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 17 km/h is small and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Nissan Primera III Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 109HP manual is 131 mm wider than the Volkswagen. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
In this category it is the Nissan Primera III Hatchback which can comprise 36 percent more fuel in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 85HP manual. The average fuel container capacity in the D class, which is represented by the Nissan Primera III, equals 63 liters, whereas in large family cars segment (represented by the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 85HP manual) it is 63 l.
Nissan Primera III has 213 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. However, cars having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Number of gears
The Nissan Primera III Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 109HP manual have a higher speed count
in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1 which means
that Nissan Primera III Hatchback should achieve
better acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and if you are not drag
racer at a timed event you would not
feel the difference.
The Nissan Primera III Hatchback has 9 cc bigger engine size compared to the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback 1.6 85HP manual. As the difference is little, the Nissan should accelerate slightly better, assuming that other paramerters are the same.
The Nissan Primera III is 9 percent longer in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B1. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and space in the trunk. The Nissan Primera III Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 109HP manual very likely will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Nissan Primera III Hatchback 1.6 i 16V 109HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback will be a slightly easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Number of doors
There’s no doubts that the five-door Nissan Primera III is more convenient and if you frequently drive with more than one people then this car is only possible option for you. The strongest point of a five-door vehicle is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the back but it’s also easier to put luggage and cargo into the vehicle when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Volkswagen Passat B1 Hatchback very often look more dynamic and sporty and for those who don’t often have more than one passengers in the car the Volkswagen Passat B1 may be better one, the more so for being a little bit cheaper than the same model with more doors.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 8 percent in favor of the Nissan Primera III Hatchback is small and should not be really noticeable.