The Peugeot consumes 2 liters fewer fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Volvo. The difference in the amount of 29 percent will be quite perceptible in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it would give a real savings.
Due to 64 Nm more torque, the engine of the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
The Peugeot 307 II Hatchback uses of 34 % diesel less in city traffic compared to the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. The Peugeot 307 II Hatchback 1.6 HDi 16V 90HP manual, as a representative of lower middle class, consumes of 2.6 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “C” segment is 8.7 l per 100 km.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a huge difference stems from the fact that both compared vehicles are equipped with various engines. The Peugeot 307 II Hatchback 1.6 HDi 16V 90HP manual has the diesel engine and the Volvo C30 has the petrol engine. Taking into account different kinds of engines, comparing this characteristic has no sense.
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback which can carry 9 liters more fuel in relation to the Volvo. The average fuel tank capacity in the C segment, which is represented by the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback, amounts to 52 liters, whereas in compact segment (represented by the Volvo C30) it is 52 liters.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
It is beyond the question that the five-door Peugeot is more usable and if you frequently carry more than one passenger then this car is only possible option for you. The biggest advantage of a five-door car is that it’s not only easier for passengers to get into the rear seats but it’s also easier to place luggage and cargo into the car when the rear seats are folded down. However, three-door cars like the Volvo C30 very often look much cooler and for those who don’t often have passengers in the back seat the Volvo might be a good one.
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Peugeot 307 II Hatchback, which is by 45 mm higher than the Volvo, would be appropriate choice for you. However, these two cars do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.