The horsepower is a characteristic that majority of car fans pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d which has by 10 horsepower more than the Volvo, which makes this car slightly faster. With more horsepower the Peugeot will also provide a bit more efficiency in specific speeds.
The fuel economy is considerably to Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual's advantage. This vehicle consumes 33 percent less gasoline in the combined cycle compared to the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. Interesting is that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the lower middle segment, in which the Peugeot is classified, equals to 6.8 l whereas the Peugeot consumes by 32 percent less fuel than the average.
The Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual has 36 percent more torque in comparison to the Volvo C30. Even though most of people do not take into consideration the maximum torque when choosing a vehicle, it informs the best how fast a vehicle is speeding up. As far as these two vehicles are cars the difference is of considerable size and for that reason the Peugeot will deliver you better sensation of driving.
The Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual uses 38 percent less fuel in city traffic compared with the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. The difference at the level of 38 % is quite significant in using vehicle. Additionally, during years it will generate huge savings. Moreover bear in mind that estimated results of the average fuel consumption might be considerably increased if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles compared by you is so colossal that you should consider to choose cars with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 0.7 s shows that the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d is the worst vehicle of these two presented. In the „C segment, being represented by the Volvo C30, the medium acceleration to 100km/h amounts to 11.3 s and is by 4 % higher than this of Volvo car.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Peugeot 308 II is greater in comparison to of the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d by 2, which allows the Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual to travel quicker large distance of highway. The difference at the level of 3 kilometers/hour is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in rotations per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly indicates that a vehicle with an engine that doesn’t need taking it up at high revs is the one of the Peugeot. The engine of the Volvo C30 reaches its full efficiency at 4,000 revolutions/minute which is by 63 % worst result than the Peugeot 308 II.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Peugeot 308 II Hatchback 5d 1.2 PureTech 110HP manual is 31 mm wider than the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
In terms of capacity of a fuel tank it is the Peugeot which can contain 2 l more fuel in relation to the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual. The medium fuel tank size in the lower middle segment, from which the Peugeot 308 II comes from, amounts to 52 liters, whereas in small family cars class (represented by the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d) it amounts to 52 l.
Maximum load capacity
Number of doors
There’s no question that the five-door Peugeot is more usable and if you frequently carry more than one people then you should not have any doubts which one to choose. The biggest advantage of a five-door vehicle is that it’s not only easier for passengers to climb into the back but it’s as well easier to put luggage and cargo into the car when the rear seats are folded flat. However, three-door cars like the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d generally look more dynamic and sporty and for those who rarely have more than one passengers in the car the Volvo C30 Hatchback 3d 1.6 100HP manual may be more appropriate.
Model release date
Manufacture of the older vehicle started much more earlier than its competitor hence it seems to be right to assume that this car gives way to Peugeot 308 II because it has significantly less modern technologies applied.