The trunk of the Peugeot 508 Sedan is 633 liters bigger than the Volkswagen. It is perceptible difference therefore in this category the Peugeot 508 will be a way more useful. The larger the boot, the more luggage you can take with you on a journey.
Maximal torque RPM
The RMP where the maximum torque is reached determines how fast an engine achieves its full performance with increase in rotational speed. The lower rotational speed or the longer range at which the torque has the highest value, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt faster.
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Peugeot is 28 mm wider than the Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine loses with the Peugeot in the field of fuel tank size. The Peugeot 508 Sedan is able to carry by 3 l more fuel in relation to its competitor.
The wheelbase of a car is the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Peugeot 508 Sedan has 100 mm longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Volkswagen Passat B7. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Peugeot should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Trunk length with seats up
Maximum load capacity
The Peugeot is 16 mm longer when compared to the Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine 2.0 TDI CR DPF BlueMotion 170HP automatic. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and in most cases have plenty of trunk space. Although the Peugeot 508 occurs to be better option for families or drivers who appreciate convenient driving, the Volkswagen Passat B7 Limousine may be more appropriate to city drivers as it will not make troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Given that the Volkswagen Passat B7 debuted only 1 year earlier than the Peugeot 508 Sedan, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Peugeot 508 Sedan might have slightly more modern solutions used in it.