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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Citroen C8?

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4 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 109 g/mile 15% or 14 g/mile
Less noise level 69.2 dB vs 74.6 dB 8% or 5.4 dB
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1771 kg 79% or 781 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 10.32 meters 3% or 0.26 meters

20 reasons to buy Citroen C8

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 18.0 vs 9.3 48% or 8.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 68.5 mm 19% or 16.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 78 mm 11% or 10 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 72 bhp

88 kw. vs 53 kw.

40% or 48 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 104 nM 65% or 196 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 12.9 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 112 mph vs 98 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 40.9 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 8% or 3.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 11% or 5.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 3% or 1.08 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 480 liters vs 220 liters 54% or 260 liters
More maximum trunk space 2948 liters vs 980 liters 67% or 1968 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 45 liters 44% or 35 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2530 kg vs 1455 kg 42% or 1075 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 759 kg vs 465 kg 39% or 294 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 500 kg 23% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1850 kg vs 1100 kg 41% or 750 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Citroen C8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 42% or 847 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 Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4726 mm 18% or 846 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1850 mm 10% or 180 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1752 mm 15% or 257 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2823 mm 12% or 343 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)