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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Citroen C3?

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Chevrolet Kalos Citroen C3

8 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 13.7 sec. vs 14.2 sec. 0.5 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.11 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 7% or 3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 54.25 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 6% or 3.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 33.19 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 6% or 2.09 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 465 kg vs 439 kg 6% or 26 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 70 kg 30% or 30 kg
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1090 kg 10% or 100 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 10.2 meters 1% or 0.14 meters

11 reasons to buy Citroen C3

Engine and transmission
More engine power

75 bhp vs 72 bhp

56 kw. vs 53 kw.

4% or 3 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 118 nM vs 104 nM 12% or 14 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 101 mph vs 98 mph 3 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 10% or 9 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 300 liters vs 220 liters 27% or 80 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 45 liters 10% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1529 kg vs 1455 kg 5% or 74 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 550 kg vs 500 kg 9% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1105 kg vs 1100 kg 0% or 5 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Citroen C3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5200 RPM 4% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1360 cm3 15% or 210 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 3941 mm 2% or 61 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1728 mm 3% or 58 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1524 mm 2% or 29 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2451 mm 1% or 29 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 185/65 R15
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 185/65 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs 185/65 R15
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)