The Volkswagen Golf VII has 156 % bigger amount of horses under the hood compared to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual. The superiority is huge and for this reason it profoundly affect joy of driving the car. It may be interesting to know that the Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d 2.0 TDI-CR BMT 184HP automatic has by 70 hp more horses under the hood than the medium level in its segment.
The Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d consumes 0.8 l less fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Peugeot 301. The Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d, being palced in „small family cars” class consumes by 2.3 l less fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the mixed cycle amounts to 6.8 l.
When you push the gas and you start accelerating rapidly, that’s torque you’re feeling. And you will feel it better sitting at the steering wheel of the Volkswagen as it has 249 % more torque in relation to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual. These two vehicles vary so much that only driving the Volkswagen Golf VII you will have a pleasurable feeling of getting pinned back in the seat when it begins to accelerate.
The Volkswagen Golf VII uses 1.7 l of fuel fewer while driving inside city compared to the Peugeot. The Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d, which represents small family cars class, burns up 3.4 l fewer oil, which constitutes by 39 percent lower result than the average in the same segment. The difference in fuel economy between these two cars is really significant, so remember that so as to the comparison have a sense, you should choose models of similar characteristics.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a dynamic driving is what you are keen on, the Volkswagen Golf VII fits you better as it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
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Trunk capacity with seats down
The Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual has 68 kilometers per hour lower maximum velocity compared to the Volkswagen Golf VII, thanks to which covering a long route, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, will take much more time. The difference might be noticeable during travelling on fast and long routes to the car of Volkswagen brand advantage.
Maximal torque RPM
A wider range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the maximum torque is reached determines an engine’s performance. Still, in order to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always good to see a torque graph.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Volkswagen is 46 millimeters wider when compared to the Peugeot 301. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d has 768 cc bigger engine size than the Peugeot 301. The difference is substantia. As a result the Volkswagen Golf VII should accelerate faster and be able to achieve higher maximum speed. On the other hand larger cubic capacity equals worst fuel efficiency.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
A 5-door car generally means a hatchback and for that reason the Volkswagen Golf VII, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has an advantage over the 4-door Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
Automatic gearbox which is in the Volkswagen Golf VII GTD 5d despite having a few disadvantages offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel you probably would be more rested. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.