The horsepower is a characteristic that most of car fans take into account at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual which has by 82 more horsepower than the Peugeot. Consequently the Volvo S60 II Sedan can achieve higher top speed. Having more horsepower the Volvo S60 II Sedan should also give seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
The Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual consumes 41 % of fuel fewer in the city in relation to the Peugeot. The Volvo, which represents upper middle segment, uses 6.1 l less fuel, which is by 51 % better result in comparison to the average in its class. The difference in fuel efficiency between these two cars is really big, so remember that in order to the the comparison have a sense, you should check vehicles with similar characteristics.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a fast driving is what you are really in to, the Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual fits you better as it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
the Peugeot 607.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Volvo S60 II Sedan is greater in comparison to this of the Peugeot which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 28 km/h is little and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Volvo S60 II Sedan 2.4 D5 215HP manual is 1 % wider in relation to the Peugeot 607. It is clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Volvo S60 II has by 221 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity when compared to the Peugeot 607. This may have a little impact on vehicle's performance, as both values are quite simmilar.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle began 10 years prior to its competitor and for this reason it is reasonable to suppose that this car is equipped with not so advanced solutions used.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big dimensions, the Volvo S60 II Sedan, which is by 41 mm higher than the Peugeot 607 2.2 HDi 133HP automatic, is better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.