Comparison between:
• Fiat 500 L 0.9 TwinAir Turbo (petrol, 2012)
• Volkswagen Passat (B3, B4) 1.8 (petrol, 1988)
• Ford Mondeo III Wagon 2.0 I 16V (petrol, 2007)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerFiatVolkswagenFord
Series500PassatMondeo
ModelL 0.9 TwinAir Turbo(B3, B4) 1.8III Wagon 2.0 I 16V
First year of production201219882007
Last year of production-1996-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typehatchback (liftback, fastback)sedan (saloon)station wagon (estate, combi)
Number of doors5 (five)4 (four)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2612.00 mm (millimeters)
8.57 ft (feet)
102.83 in (inches)
2.6120 m (meters)
2623.00 mm (millimeters)
8.61 ft (feet)
103.27 in (inches)
2.6230 m (meters)
2850.00 mm (millimeters)
9.35 ft (feet)
112.20 in (inches)
2.8500 m (meters)
Front track1522.00 mm (millimeters)
4.99 ft (feet)
59.92 in (inches)
1.5220 m (meters)
1479.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.23 in (inches)
1.4790 m (meters)
1522.00 mm (millimeters)
4.99 ft (feet)
59.92 in (inches)
1.5220 m (meters)
Rear track1519.00 mm (millimeters)
4.98 ft (feet)
59.80 in (inches)
1.5190 m (meters)
1422.00 mm (millimeters)
4.67 ft (feet)
55.98 in (inches)
1.4220 m (meters)
1537.00 mm (millimeters)
5.04 ft (feet)
60.51 in (inches)
1.5370 m (meters)
Length4147.00 mm (millimeters)
13.61 ft (feet)
163.27 in (inches)
4.1470 m (meters)
4595.00 mm (millimeters)
15.08 ft (feet)
180.91 in (inches)
4.5950 m (meters)
4830.00 mm (millimeters)
15.85 ft (feet)
190.16 in (inches)
4.8300 m (meters)
Width1784.00 mm (millimeters)
5.85 ft (feet)
70.24 in (inches)
1.7840 m (meters)
1704.00 mm (millimeters)
5.59 ft (feet)
67.09 in (inches)
1.7040 m (meters)
1886.00 mm (millimeters)
6.19 ft (feet)
74.25 in (inches)
1.8860 m (meters)
Height1665.00 mm (millimeters)
5.46 ft (feet)
65.55 in (inches)
1.6650 m (meters)
1445.00 mm (millimeters)
4.74 ft (feet)
56.89 in (inches)
1.4450 m (meters)
1500.00 mm (millimeters)
4.92 ft (feet)
59.06 in (inches)
1.5000 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity412.0 l (liters)
14.55 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.41 m3 (cubic meters)
412000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
495.0 l (liters)
17.48 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.49 m3 (cubic meters)
495000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
550.0 l (liters)
19.42 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.55 m3 (cubic meters)
550000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1375.0 l (liters)
48.56 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.38 m3 (cubic meters)
1375000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1500.0 l (liters)
52.97 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.50 m3 (cubic meters)
1500000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
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Curb weight1260 kg (kilograms)
2777.82 lbs (pounds)
1155 kg (kilograms)
2546.34 lbs (pounds)
1402 kg (kilograms)
3090.88 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight-1700 kg (kilograms)
3747.86 lbs (pounds)
2090 kg (kilograms)
4607.66 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank50.0 l (liters)
11.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
13.21 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)single-point injection (SPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model---
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement875 cc (cubic centimeters)1781 cc (cubic centimeters)1999 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-overhead camshaft (OHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturbonaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.00 : 110.00 : 110.80 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders2 (two)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)2 (two)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)80.50 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.17 in (inches)
0.0805 m (meters)
81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 m (meters)
87.50 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.44 in (inches)
0.0875 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)
86.40 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.40 in (inches)
0.0864 m (meters)
83.10 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0831 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power105 hp (horse power)
78.3 kW (kilowatts)
106.5 ps (metric horsepower)
90 hp (horse power)
67.1 kW (kilowatts)
91.3 ps (metric horsepower)
145 hp (horse power)
108.1 kW (kilowatts)
147.0 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque145 Nm (newton meters)
14.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
106.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
145 Nm (newton meters)
14.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
106.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
190 Nm (newton meters)
19.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
140.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2000 rpm (revolutions per minute)2500 rpm (revolutions per minute)4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h12.30 s (seconds)14.20 s (seconds)9.90 s (seconds)
Maximum speed180 km/h (kilometers per hour)
111.85 mph (miles per hour)
172 km/h (kilometers per hour)
106.88 mph (miles per hour)
210 km/h (kilometers per hour)
130.49 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)5.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.25 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
41.27 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.90 mpl (miles per liter)
17.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.46 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.96 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.55 mpl (miles per liter)
8.93 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.46 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.96 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.55 mpl (miles per liter)
8.93 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)4.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.95 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
54.70 mpg (miles per gallon)
14.45 mpl (miles per liter)
23.26 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.41 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.69 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.75 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.71 mpl (miles per liter)
15.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.32 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
39.20 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.36 mpl (miles per liter)
16.67 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)4.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.06 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
49.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.95 mpl (miles per liter)
20.83 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.83 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.19 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
28.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.49 mpl (miles per liter)
12.05 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.87 mpl (miles per liter)
12.66 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VI-EURO IV
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions112 g/km (grammes per kilometer)--

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears---
Number of manual gears6 (six)5 (five)5 (five)
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steering-hydraulic-
Turning circle diameter10.70 m (meters)
35.10 ft (feet)
421.26 in (inches)
-11.10 m (meters)
36.42 ft (feet)
437.01 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - independent suspension
- MacPherson strut
- MacPherson strut - coil springs
Type of rear suspension - semi-dependent
- coil springs
- dependent suspension
- leaf springs
- coil springs

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdrumdrumdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes-Yes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size6J X 15, 6.5J X 16, 7J X 17--
Tyre code195/65 R15, 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17185/65 R14205/55 R16