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What is Better Chevrolet Epica or Volvo S70?

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7 reasons to buy Chevrolet Epica

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 8.5 51% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 81 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 90 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 142 g/mile 35% or 37 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2045 kg vs 1950 kg 5% or 95 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 500 kg 29% or 200 kg

13 reasons to buy Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

240 bhp vs 150 bhp

176 kw. vs 110 kw.

38% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 330 nM vs 320 nM 3% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 9.7 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 152 mph vs 124 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 57% or 16.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 39% or 15.08 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.2 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 78% or 16.5 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 65 liters 4% or 3 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1200 kg 25% or 400 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1376 kg vs 1560 kg 13% or 184 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 10.8 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Epica vs. Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 2319 cm3 14% or 328 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Multi-point fuel injection with turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4805 mm vs 4720 mm 2% or 85 mm shorter
Width 1810 mm vs 1760 mm 3% or 50 mm wider
Height 1450 mm vs 1390 mm 4% or 60 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2660 mm 1% or 40 mm more
Front tires size 205/60 R16 vs 205/50R16W
Rear tires size 205/60 R16 vs 205/50R16W
Spare wheel Compact vs 205/50R16 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)