The horsepower is a feature that most of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this case, it is the Volvo V40 II Cross Country, that has by 140 percent more horsepower in comparison to the Seat Toledo IV, which makes this car considerably quicker. Because of more horsepower the Volvo V40 II Cross Country 2.0 T4 180HP automatic 4x4 should also provide distinctly more flexiblility in specific gears.
When you step on the gas pedal and you start accelerating quickly, that’s torque you’re feeling. And you will feel it better sitting at the steering wheel of the Volvo as it has 168 % more torque when compared to the Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual. These two cars differ so much that only riding the Volvo V40 II you will have a pleasurable sensations of getting pressed back in the seat when the car begins to accelerate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
If a fast driving is what you are keen on, the Volvo V40 II fits you better because it’s
acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is
faster in relation to
the Seat Toledo IV.
The maximum velocity of the Volvo V40 II is greater as compared to this of the Seat Toledo IV which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 35 kilometers/hour is not big and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A greater range as well as a lower value of revolutions at which the maximum torque is delivered has an impact on an engine’s efficiency and flexibility. Still, to eliminate engines drawbacks like e.g. turbo lug, it is always worth to analyze a torque performance graph.
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volvo V40 II Cross Country 2.0 T4 180HP automatic 4x4 is 5 % wider in comparison to the Seat Toledo IV. It is often clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Volvo has 42 mm longer wheelbase in comparison to the Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Volvo V40 II have a higher gear count than the Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual which means
that Volvo should have
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racer at a timed event you would not even
feel the difference.
The engine size of the Volvo V40 II Cross Country 2.0 T4 180HP automatic 4x4 is by 66 % greater in comparison to the Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual. For this reason the Seat will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Volvo will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
Gross trailer weight
Number of doors
A five-door car generally is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and for that reason the Volvo V40 II Cross Country 2.0 T4 180HP automatic 4x4, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat giving more space for cargo, has the edge over the four-door Seat Toledo IV 1.2 75HP manual with the hinges for the boot that opens under the rear window.
For a gentle travelling in the city, it is worth to have an automatic but the type of transmisison may have a considerable effect on fuel consumption. Automatics may use around from 5 to 10% more than manuals.