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What is Better Chevrolet Captiva or Ford Explorer?

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8 reasons to buy Chevrolet Captiva

Engine and transmission
More torque 320 nM vs 318 nM 1% or 2 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.8 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 0.1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 218 g/mile 83% or 99 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 735 kg vs 450 kg 39% or 285 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 90 kg 10% or 10 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1770 kg vs 2080 kg 18% or 310 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Ford Explorer

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

204 bhp vs 148 bhp

150 kw. vs 110 kw.

27% or 56 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 120 mph vs 114 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 20.59 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 90% or 18.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.4 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 79% or 20.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.5 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 107% or 16.61 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 72.9 dB 1% or 0.9 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75.8 liters vs 65 liters 14% or 10.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2530 kg vs 2505 kg 1% or 25 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2550 kg vs 2000 kg 22% or 550 kg

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Captiva vs. Ford Explorer

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5250 RPM 24% or 1250 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 4008 cm3 50% or 2017 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4635 mm vs 4813 mm 4% or 178 mm shorter
Width 1850 mm vs 1874 mm 1% or 24 mm narrower
Height 1720 mm vs 1801 mm 4% or 81 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2705 mm vs 2835 mm 5% or 130 mm less
Front tires size 215/70 R16 vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Rear tires size 215/70 R16 vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Spare wheel Compact vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 7x16 chrome steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)