The horsepower is a feature that most of drivers look at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Seat Leon III that has by 33 more horsepower when compared to the Peugeot. Consequently the Seat is able to reach higher speed. Thanks to more horsepower the Seat Leon III Hatchback should also give seemingly better flexiblility in specific gears.
The Seat Leon III burns up 0.6 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Peugeot. The Seat Leon III Hatchback 1.2 TSI 105HP manual, which is palced in „lower middle” segment uses by 2.1 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 6.8 l.
The Seat has 61 percent more torque in relation to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual. The difference at such level is quite big, so that the Seat will accelerate significantly faster.
The Seat Leon III Hatchback burns up 16 percent fewer in the urban cycle when compared to the Peugeot 301. The difference in the amount of 16 percent is not perceptible in everyday usage of the ride, however, in a several months it would give a real savings.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Seat Leon III Hatchback 1.2 TSI 105HP manual speeds up to 100k\h
compared to the Peugeot 301. A significant difference in
acceleration in favor of the Seat Leon III Hatchback 1.2 TSI 105HP manual will allow him to overtake much
faster and avoid other obstacles.
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Seat is higher as compared to this of the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual which allows to travel the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 31 km/h is small and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is generated distinctly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is this of the Seat Leon III. The engine of the Peugeot achieves its full efficiency at 2,995 revolutions per minute which is by 1,595 revolutions per minute worst result than the Seat.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Seat Leon III Hatchback is 27 millimeters wider in relation to the Peugeot 301. It is often clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
A five-door car generally is a hatchback and as a result the Seat, where you can open up the boot lid and fold flat the back seats making more room, has the edge over the four-door Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Model release date
Given that the Peugeot 301 debuted only 1 year earlier than the Seat Leon III, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Seat Leon III might have a bit more advanced solutions used in it.