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What is Better BMW X1 or Volvo C70?

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12 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 9.0 45% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 83 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 59% or 50 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 420 liters vs 404 liters 4% or 16 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 380 kg 32% or 180 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 700 kg 7% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1500 kg 17% or 300 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1645 kg 12% or 175 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 11.8 meters 4% or 0.5 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 90 mm 3% or 3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 143 bhp

162 kw. vs 105 kw.

35% or 77 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 124 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 75% or 23.24 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 42% or 17.83 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.59 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 114% or 24.68 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 61 liters 2% or 1 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2090 kg vs 2030 kg 3% or 60 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 21% or 526 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4582 mm 3% or 128 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1820 mm 1% or 22 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1400 mm 9% or 145 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2640 mm 4% or 120 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/45 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/45 R17
Spare wheel BMW mobile system for tire maintenance vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels star shaped spokes vs SYRMA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)