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11 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Engine and transmission
More engine power

72 bhp vs 70 bhp

53 kw. vs 51 kw.

3% or 2 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 13.7 sec. vs 15.4 sec. 1.7 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 62.77 mpg 16% or 8.52 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 33.19 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 37% or 12.37 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 69.2 dB vs 73 dB 5% or 3.8 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 500 kg vs 400 kg 20% or 100 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1100 kg vs 1000 kg 9% or 100 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1200 kg 21% or 210 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

14 reasons to buy Fiat Idea

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 vs 9.3 48% or 8.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 69.6 mm vs 68.5 mm 2% or 1.1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 78 mm 15% or 14 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 180 nM vs 104 nM 42% or 76 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 100 mph vs 98 mph 2 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 84 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 13% or 11 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 320 liters vs 220 liters 31% or 100 liters
More maximum trunk space 1420 liters vs 980 liters 31% or 440 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 47 liters vs 45 liters 4% or 2 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1700 kg vs 1455 kg 14% or 245 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 500 kg vs 465 kg 7% or 35 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.06 meters 1% or 0.06 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Fiat Idea

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1248 cm3 8% or 98 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 3930 mm 1% or 50 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1698 mm 2% or 28 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1660 mm 10% or 165 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2508 mm 1% or 28 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 195/60 R15
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 195/60 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)