The horsepower is a parameter that most of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Volvo V40 II, which has by 108 more horsepower when compared to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual, which makes this car a lot of quicker. Because of more horsepower the Volvo V40 II Cross Country will also give distinctly better flexiblility in specific gears.
When you step on the gas and you start accelerating quickly, that’s torque you’re feeling. And you will notice it better driving the Volvo V40 II as it has 191 newton meters more torque in comparison to the Peugeot. Compared cars vary so much that only riding the Volvo V40 II Cross Country you will experience a pleasurable sensations of getting pushed back in the seat as the car starts to accelerate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Volvo V40 II accelerates to 100k\h by
better in relation to the Peugeot. A noticable difference in
acceleration in favor of the Volvo will allow him to overtake much
quicker and avoid other obstacles.
The Volvo V40 II Cross Country has by
31 % grater maximum
speed in relation to the Peugeot, as a result
of which a long distance, for example
when it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be
drived in much more shorter period of time. The difference may be perceptible
during travelling over fast and long
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is delivered determines how fast an engine reaches its best output with increase in rotational speed. The lower rmp or the longer range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration should be felt earlier.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Volvo is 30 mm wider in comparison to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The winner of this confrontatnion in the category of fuel tank size is Volvo V40 II Cross Country 2.0 T4 180HP automatic 4x4 which is able to hold by 1 l more fuel in relation to the Peugeot 301.
The engine displacement of the Volvo is by 65 % bigger in comparison to the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual. For this reason the Peugeot 301 1.2 VTi 72HP manual will consume less fuel, however, the engine of the Volvo V40 II will be of better quality, running more smoothly and more durable.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually means a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and because of that the Volvo, 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.
For a comfortable ride in the city, it is tempting to opt for an automatic but the type of transmisison can have a substantial impact on fuel economy. Automatics may burn up somewhere from 5 to 10% more than manuals.