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What is Better Chevrolet Corvette or Volvo S40?

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Chevrolet Corvette Volvo S40

8 reasons to buy Chevrolet Corvette

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

344 bhp vs 109 bhp

vs 80 kw.

68% or 235 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.7 sec. vs 12 sec. 7.3 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 118 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 168% or 36.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.61 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 120% or 36.63 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.2 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 221% or 31.36 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70.8 liters vs 52 liters 27% or 18.8 liters

9 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 195 g/mile 144% or 115 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 883 liters vs 566 liters 36% or 317 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1745 kg 7% or 135 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 477 kg vs 207 kg 57% or 270 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1538 kg 10% or 135 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12.6 meters 19% or 2 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Corvette vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 5666 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 72% or 4106 cm3 more
Engine position Rear transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4560 mm vs 4476 mm 2% or 84 mm shorter
Width 1869 mm vs 1770 mm 5% or 99 mm wider
Height 1214 mm vs 1454 mm 17% or 240 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2656 mm vs 2640 mm 1% or 16 mm more
Front tires size 245F,275R vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 245F,275R vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 245F,275R vs repair kit
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)