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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Citroen Xsara Picasso?

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Chevrolet Kalos Citroen Xsara Picasso

8 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 13.7 sec. vs 13.8 sec. 0.1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.11 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 26% or 11.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 54.25 mpg vs 64.66 mpg 19% or 10.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 33.19 mpg vs 43.46 mpg 31% or 10.27 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 69.2 dB vs 72 dB 4% or 2.8 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 80 kg 20% or 20 kg
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1300 kg 31% or 310 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 11.48 meters 14% or 1.42 meters

16 reasons to buy Citroen Xsara Picasso

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 18.1 vs 9.3 49% or 8.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 75 mm vs 68.5 mm 9% or 6.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88.3 mm vs 78 mm 12% or 10.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

92 bhp vs 72 bhp

68 kw. vs 53 kw.

22% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 216 nM vs 104 nM 52% or 112 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 109 mph vs 98 mph 11 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 81 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 17% or 14 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 550 liters vs 220 liters 60% or 330 liters
More maximum trunk space 1969 liters vs 980 liters 50% or 989 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 45 liters 25% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1850 kg vs 1455 kg 21% or 395 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 550 kg vs 465 kg 15% or 85 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 690 kg vs 500 kg 28% or 190 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1300 kg vs 1100 kg 15% or 200 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Citroen Xsara Picasso

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 26% or 410 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4276 mm 9% or 396 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1751 mm 5% or 81 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1637 mm 9% or 142 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2760 mm 10% or 280 mm less
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)