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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Ford Explorer?

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8 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 218 g/mile 129% or 123 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 69.2 dB vs 72 dB 4% or 2.8 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 465 kg vs 450 kg 3% or 15 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 90 kg 10% or 10 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 2080 kg 110% or 1090 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 11.5 meters 14% or 1.44 meters

12 reasons to buy Ford Explorer

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

204 bhp vs 72 bhp

150 kw. vs 53 kw.

65% or 132 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 318 nM vs 104 nM 67% or 214 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.9 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 120 mph vs 98 mph 22 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 20.59 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 114% or 23.52 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.4 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 114% or 28.85 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.5 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 114% or 17.69 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75.8 liters vs 45 liters 41% or 30.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2530 kg vs 1455 kg 42% or 1075 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2550 kg vs 1100 kg 57% or 1450 kg

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Ford Explorer

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5250 RPM 3% or 150 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 4008 cm3 71% or 2858 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4813 mm 19% or 933 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1874 mm 11% or 204 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1801 mm 17% or 306 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2835 mm 13% or 355 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Spare wheel Compact vs P255/70HRx16BSW
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 7x16 chrome steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)