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11 reasons to buy Chevrolet Epica

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 10 43% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 72 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 91.8 mm 0% or 0.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 102 bhp

110 kw. vs 76 kw.

32% or 48 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 132 nM 59% or 188 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.7 sec. vs 10.8 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 124 mph vs 106 mph 18 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 40 liters 38% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2045 kg vs 1600 kg 22% or 445 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 550 kg 21% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1200 kg vs 1000 kg 17% or 200 kg

8 reasons to buy Daihatsu Materia

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 18% or 7.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46.27 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 15% or 7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 31.72 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 19% or 5.98 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 485 kg 14% or 80 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1035 kg vs 1560 kg 51% or 525 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.8 meters vs 10.8 meters 10% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Epica vs. Daihatsu Materia

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 1495 cm3 25% or 496 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4805 mm vs 3800 mm 21% or 1005 mm shorter
Width 1810 mm vs 1690 mm 7% or 120 mm wider
Height 1450 mm vs 1635 mm 11% or 185 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2540 mm 6% or 160 mm more
Front tires size 205/60 R16 vs 185/55R15
Rear tires size 205/60 R16 vs 185/55R15
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)