Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic vs Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual

Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic

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14 reasons for

Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio, model available from 2007.
It has 2.5 T5 230HP ic petrol engine produced from 2009 to 2011.
Drive on the front axle has automatic, 5 speed gearbox.

11 reasons for

Peugeot RCZ Coupe, model available from 2010.
It has 1.6L THP 16v 156HP petrol engine produced from 2010 to 2012.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual
Volvo

14 reasons for Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230KM automat in comparison to Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

230 > 156 hp
The horsepower is a parameter that most of drivers take into account at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio which has by 47 % more horsepower when compared to the Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual. Consequently the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio can achieve higher velocity. With more horsepower the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic should as well provide better flexiblility in specific speeds.
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Maximal torque

320 > 239 Nm
Because of 34 % more torque, the engine of the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual. This, in turn, have positive implications for a car's acceleration.
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Trunk capacity

403 > 321 l
With more boot size the Volvo will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull vehicle than the Peugeot. If the size of the boot is what does appeal to you, the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic will be better choice as it is around 26 % larger than the trunk of its rival.
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Top speed

235 > 215 km/h
The maximum speed of the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio is higher in comparison to this of the Peugeot which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 20 kilometers/hour is small and is imperceptible in daily driving.
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Fuel tank

60 > 56 l
The winner of selected cars in the category of fuel tank size is Volvo which is able to carry by 4 liters more fuel compared with the Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual.
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Wheelbase

2,644 > 2,605 mm
Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio has 39 mm longer wheelbase when compared to the Peugeot RCZ Coupe. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also provides more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
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Engine capacity

2,522 > 1,599 cc
The Volvo C70 II has 58 percent larger engine capacity when compared to the Peugeot RCZ. The difference is considerable. Consequently the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher maximum speed. On the other hand bigger cubic capacity means worst fuel consumption.
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Length

4,615 > 4,287 mm
The Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic is 8 % longer in relation to the Peugeot RCZ Coupe. The length of the vehicle plays a role when it comes to driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Volvo preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Volvo will be better driven ,however, the Peugeot RCZ Coupe will be a bit easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
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Price range

luxury > popular
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Height

1,401 > 1,363 mm
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic, which is by 3 % higher than the Peugeot, would be appropriate choice for you. However, these two cars do not vary much in its height and it should not be much perceptible.
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Transmission

automatic > manual
Automatic gearbox in the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio despite having a few minuses offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city the driver is more rested. Moreover automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.
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Maximal power RPM

5,000 > 6,000 revolutions/minute
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Payload

2,102 > 1,737 kg
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Curb weight

1,718 > 1,276 kg

Peugeot

11 reasons for Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156KM manual in comparison to Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic

Reasons for
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Average consumption

6.7 > 9.3 l
The Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual burns up 28 % fewer amount of fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic. The difference at the level of 2.6 l will be quite significant in day-to-day usage of the vehicle. In the long term it would give a substantial cost reduction.
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Urban consumption

9.3 > 14 l
The Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual uses of 4.7 l petrol less in the city in comparison to the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio. The Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual, as a representative of S segment, burns up of 4.2 l per 100 km less than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “S” segment is 13.5 l/100Km.
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Maximal torque RPM

1,395 > 1,500 revolutions/minute
A wider range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the highest torque is reached determines an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. However, in order to have a full perspective on a car’s engine performance, it is always recommended to check a torque performance graph.
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Extra-urban consumption

5.4 > 6.7 l
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Width

1,842 > 1,836 mm
Distance between two sides of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The Peugeot RCZ Coupe is widther only by 6 mm in relation to the Volvo C70 II and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „S” class is 1,791 millimeters and is by 51 mm smaller than the width of the Peugeot RCZ.
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Range

821 > 638 km
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Urban range

591 > 429 km
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Extra-urban range

1,058 > 896 km
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Maximum load capacity

465 > 380 kg
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Model release date

2010 > 2007
Because of the fact that the Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic was launched only 3 years prior to the Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Peugeot may feature slightly more new solutions used in it.
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Width with outside mirrors

2,104 > 2,025 mm

Cars specifications

Volvo C70 II Coupe Cabrio 2.5 T5 230HP automatic Peugeot RCZ Coupe 1.6L THP 16v 156HP manual
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2007 2010
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    Payload 2,102 kg 1,737 kg
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