The Peugeot consumes 1.4 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Volkswagen. The difference at the level of 1.4 l will be quite realy noticeable in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long run it will result in a real savings.
The fuel economy running around the town is considerably to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual's advantage. This automobile burns 1.8 l less fuel while driving inside city when compared to the Volkswagen Jetta IV. Better fuel econumy means an increase in cruising range.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 0.8 s suggests that the Volkswagen Jetta IV is the worst car of these two . In the „lower middle segment, being represented by the Volkswagen Jetta IV, the average acceleration is 11.3 s and is by 33 % higher than this of Volkswagen car.
If you are looking for a car by which you could set of for trips, which could contain more things in the boot , take the Peugeot. The Volkswagen Jetta IV 1.4 i 75HP manual is equiped with by 11 % smaller luggage compartment in comparison to the Volkswagen Jetta IV so probably you would be able to put in the trunk one bag less. Examining the luggage compartment also check its width length and height which have appreciable effect on loading possibility .
Trunk capacity with seats down
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the maximum torque is produced indicates how fast an engine achieves its best performance with growth in rotational speed. The lower revolutions or the longer range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
Width of a vehicle affects interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The Peugeot 301 is widther only by 1 percent than the Volkswagen and is not really important. The medium for the „lower middle” segment is 1,703 millimeters and is by 50 millimeters smaller than the width of the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual.
Peugeot has 158 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Volkswagen. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Trunk length with seats up
The Peugeot 301 is 293 mm longer when compared to the Volkswagen Jetta IV. Long cars have more interior space and in most cases have plenty of trunk space. While the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual seems to be better option for families or persons who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Volkswagen Jetta IV 1.4 i 75HP manual may be more appropriate to city drivers because it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of luggage to it. The difference at the level of 27 millimeters to the advantage of the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.