Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat Ibiza: the best of its kind

Comparison: Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo, Peugeot and Seat Ibiza 1.2 PureTech 1.0 TSI EcoComparison: Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo, Peugeot and Seat Ibiza 1.2 PureTech 1.0 TSI EcoComparison: Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo, Peugeot and Seat Ibiza 1.2 PureTech 1.0 TSI EcoComparison: Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo, Peugeot and Seat Ibiza 1.2 PureTech 1.0 TSI Eco

These new Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo from 115 hp, Peugeot 208 110 hp 1.2 PureTech and Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco also 110 hp, They represent now on the market quite a least common multiple. Count on small gasoline engines very a number of minimum cylinders (3), but in return multiply their performance Traditional: get plus benefits, more efficiency and, as well, including a greater pleasure to use. They are so round that put even more into question in this category Diesel engine, but,What is the best utility petrol on the whole?

And is that, in these new Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat Ibiza, Also has won the March 3 ... and not just talking and cylinders: are the three utility cars with 3-cylinder engines more advanced at the time, but at the same time, three very renewed today's cars rounding the relationship between performance, efficiency and comfort. Let's not waste more time and go into labor.

Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat Ibiza: their engines

If you lift the hood of both a first Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo which premieres 5th generation, as a Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco also teaches today recent restyling, we already two tiny engines only 1 liter of displacement, in line with what he advanced in his day Ford with its innovative 1.0 Ecoboost still mounted on the Ford Fiesta. But in the case of Opel and Seat now evolved with better performance. Whereas if you do a Peugeot 208 which has also submitted a slight upgrade in 2015 this time you will see a block cubes something else, and 1,200 cm3. All aluminum, with turbo, Variable distribution, 110 to 115 hp and almost everyone and with third counter rotating shaft to eliminate vibrations (minus a Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco showing then no need), the three comparison outweigh any kind stake. Do if the We face larger engines and 4 cylinder they replace in these new generations of range, even if they are as good as was the 1.4 turbo or Opel Seat 1.2 TSI. Obviously, it expected to be new mechanics. But it is also superan the confrontation even against their counterparts Diesel.

Comparative Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat IbizaAim: Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTi before, Peugeot 208 1.6 BlueHDI Y Seat Ibiza 1.4 TDI, These three small petrol versions are always between 25 and 50 kg lighter, and do not exceed or 1 l / 100 km average consumption turbodiesel, become even 20 percent faster in performance and an Opel Corsa except 1.0 Turbo would raise more questions for economic equality to Diesel, typically they cost between 750 and 1,300 € less. There is no doubt therefore that gasoline interest here: You would need 70,000 to 100,000 km usually to pay off a Diesel ... also with more spending on maintenance you should consider. Seen offsetting, now it is see what brings each.

Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat Ibiza: your answer

Partiendoasí that all offer a very effective performance, We start so high. And here, start the Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech is starting to feel always longer engine. Its larger displacement perceive it in a mechanical Fuller at low speeds. With a lot of torque at 1,500 rpm already offers up 25 percent more thrust his two rivals, delivering from there 90 percent of a total force does not leave until after 4000. Found on our dyno. It is true that also perceive always something rougher, transmitting more vibrations that reach the shifter, never hide, or stretched a tricilíndrico character Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo and Eco Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI and hide better today.

But, except for that and for having the only change gears plant 5 (I notice something open in the middle) Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech this is truly exemplary. With a Stop / Start very soft and great throttle response always is the fastest of the three and also that spends less, with consumption in road stagnate at 5 l / 100 km average real if you take advantage of an even longer than the 6th gear Opel Corsa and almost like the Seat Ibiza 5th gear. Total, 5,5 l / 100 km average real consumption, as not long ago were only large diesel engines.

Peugeot, however, can not lower our guard, because the Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco stalking him being the only that today holding up performance... and with a smaller engine, What must be considered. Much merit of this Seat. Thinner and better insulated, more pleasant to change in daily use and care also maybe a always more sporty exhaust sound. 1.0 TSI Eco great engine that although you feel about less torque to its first use 1,000rpm and some slight bump just past the 2,000 laps, offers a real and effective response almost from idle (provided they do not fall into that ditch rises up in acceleration, so you will want to even change a little earlier) and, above all, extraordinary means and high speeds: from 3000 rpm equals and in response the Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech, taking advantage of its stretched to a slashing cut 6,500 rpm by just 5.300 of Peugeot. Sportier, it is almost as fast as the 208 Y It consumes only one-tenth more than 100 km (5.6 l / 100 km) ... but also it charges more excessive acceleration.

Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat IbizaTwo liners among 3-cylinder gasoline engines to those who does not reach moment Opel and its new 1.0 Turbo: Difference between good and excellent. Very soft, almost as much as the Seat Ibiza, It's all an Opel Corsa pleasure in vibration, very progressive and sufficiently strong. Yes, even at very high speeds comes to offering even more real power, up to 4,000 rpm always has 20 percent less torque his two rivals, who feel a throttle response more moderate compared to Seat Ibiza and Peugeot 208. That, coupled with his 100 kg weight (Usual today in Opel), causes This Corsa 1.0 Turbo is the slowest of all Y the biggest spender (6.1 l / 100 km actual average). Matter of physical strength and also then transferred to the asphalt.

Opel Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Seat Ibiza: Behavior

Because start, this new sweet Opel Corsa convinces. City and rolling comfort on expressways is all softness, very good arrangement for rotation, a very quick steering and a redesigned cockpit in which you settle fast, high perceived quality and a lot of technology. I note here Opel effort to democratize security systems and assistance that, although sometimes optional 'That yes, affordable- pack and price are more typical of higher segments. However, such harmony is broken if you are looking for a sportier drive.

Sport chassis on the upper rim finishes including 17 inches, Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo this is firm compression, a very reactive frame but combined with a somewhat soft rebound damping. The result of this is less accurate and body greater movement than rivals, which worsens with there too direct acting direction and any hint of wheel: ask adaptation and continuous correction. Throw in your weight and get less agility, first, Peugeot 208 resounding.

Yes, because Peugeot is spot if you are looking for a balanced utility. With a more attractive interior, a new Mirror Screen system updated in touch much connectivity and management, it is still a utility car it hard to adapt his driving position (remember, very small and low and high instrumentation steering wheel), but, got, is the most comfortable of the three. Their suspensions absorb and transmit quality, its controls are accurate (except for a touch of change still quite gummy) and is very stable, accurate and easy. Driving is great.

Comparison utility 3 cylindersAs a Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco that although some less refined rolling, is then sportier dye which print acronym FR with which our comparison is dressed. Perhaps without them the Peugeot 208 would be even more effective, but still cheaper even so the Peugeot, are key to understanding a Seat Ibiza almost racing.

Standard with tuning and sports suspension, always feel this Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI lighter (Weighs 1,151 kg compared to 1,165 the 208 and 1,250 Corsa), it has the most direct contact, the better motor skills and It is the most agile, and accompanied today in their versions of more than 100 hp for XDS electronic differential acting on the brakes to enroll better cornering. A small car very fast and if he sinned before firmer than most uncomfortable everyday use today is almost as comfortable as the Peugeot 208 if you mount a active suspension, for 310 euros, is really a delicacy in its class and it includes up Bilstein shock absorbers piloted high efficiency. Has Normal and Sport modes Very marked by a Drive Select system that also acts on motor and direction.

In short, war three vans full of small you see great battles, where Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI Eco and Peugeot 208 1.2 PureTech just too close to call, with the Opel Corsa 1.0 Turbo finally something off hook. So, analyze and put all, most functionality Seat Ibiza deciding ends. Not only because the Seat Ibiza debuts today best materials, a neat ambiance and a system Infotainment of the most complete on the market, but because it has both the larger trunk (350 liters compared to 300 of 208 and 320 Corsa), generally much space and competes against a Peugeot 208 with lower load capacity and a clear limitation in rear height. Here yes, the Corsa racing and you to you as one of today also broader utility market. What no doubt, in any case, is that these three utilities added their ranges with these small but powerful engines. 3, again speaking cylinder, and is the least common multiple in the category.

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