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2000 Renault Laguna vs. 2009 Volkswagen Golf

To start off, 2009 Volkswagen Golf is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Renault Laguna. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Renault Laguna would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Volkswagen Golf is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Renault Laguna (116 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2009 Volkswagen Golf. (114 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Renault Laguna should accelerate faster than 2009 Volkswagen Golf. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Volkswagen Golf weights approximately 922 kg more than 2000 Renault Laguna.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2000 Renault Laguna (174 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Volkswagen Golf. (170 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2000 Renault Laguna will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Volkswagen Golf. 2000 Renault Laguna has automatic transmission and 2009 Volkswagen Golf has manual transmission. 2009 Volkswagen Golf will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2000 Renault Laguna will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Renault Laguna 2009 Volkswagen Golf
Make Renault Volkswagen
Model Laguna Golf
Year Released 2000 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1782 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 116 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 174 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.7 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83 mm 92.8 mm
Top Speed 185 km/hour 186 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.2 seconds 11.2 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1385 kg 2307 kg
Vehicle Length 4700 mm 4210 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.6 L/100km 8.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 55 L


 

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