The Volkswagen consumes 18 % fewer in the combined cycle in comparison to the Volkswagen. The difference at the level of 1 liter is not significant. However within some time it would allow you to make a real savings.
The fuel consumption in the city is distinctly to the Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant's advantage. This automobile consumes 1.6 l less fuel in city traffic in comparison to the Volkswagen. Better fuel consumption means an increase in cruising range.
The trunk of the Volkswagen is only 38 liters bigger than the Volkswagen Passat B6. However, the difference is not significant and it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same boot capacity.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The maximum speed of the Volkswagen is higher in comparison to this of the Volkswagen Passat B6 which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 1 kilometer per hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
The rotational speed at which the highest torque is produced indicates how fast an engine achieves its full efficiency with growth in rmp. The lower revolutions or the wider range at which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt earlier.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant is 3 mm wider in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual. It is clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Maximum load capacity
The Volkswagen is 8 millimeters longer in comparison to the Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan. Long vehicles more of passenger space and also have plenty of trunk space. While the Volkswagen occurs to be better pick for families or those who value convenient driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Volkswagen Passat B6 may appeal to city drivers because it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Number of doors
A five-door car usually is a hatchback (however estate cars also count as 5-door cars) and for that reason the Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat enlarging a luggage compartment, has the edge over the 4-door Volkswagen Passat B6 Sedan 2.0 TDI 140HP manual which is less comfortable to load and unload baggage.
Model release date
The difference in debut day between presented cars is only 5 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a staggering pace and for that reason the Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant may have more modern solutions thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large dimensions, the Volkswagen, which is by 3 % higher than the Volkswagen Passat B6, would be appropriate pick for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.