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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Mazda 5?

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4 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 9% or 9 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1470 kg 48% or 480 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 11.2 meters 11% or 1.14 meters

18 reasons to buy Mazda 5

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 10.8 vs 9.3 14% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 68.5 mm 17% or 14.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 83.1 mm vs 78 mm 6% or 5.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

115 bhp vs 72 bhp

85 kw. vs 53 kw.

37% or 43 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 165 nM vs 104 nM 37% or 61 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 12.8 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 113 mph vs 98 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 13% or 4.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.11 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 15% or 7.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 30.41 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 9% or 2.78 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 45 liters 25% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2085 kg vs 1455 kg 30% or 630 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 615 kg vs 465 kg 24% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1200 kg vs 1100 kg 8% or 100 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. Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5300 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 36% or 648 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4585 mm 15% or 705 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1988 mm 16% or 318 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1615 mm 7% or 120 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2750 mm 10% or 270 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs 125/70 D16
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)