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Chevrolet Kalos Mitsubishi FTO

4 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 78 mm vs 69 mm 12% or 9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1455 kg vs 1200 kg 18% or 255 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 3 years 50% or 3 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Mitsubishi FTO

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.
Better compression 10.0 vs 9.3 7% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 78.4 mm vs 68.5 mm 13% or 9.9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 72 bhp

147 kw. vs 53 kw.

63% or 125 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 200 nM vs 104 nM 48% or 96 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.3 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 6.4 sec.
More top speed 120 mph vs 98 mph 22 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 45 liters 25% or 15 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 5.3 meters vs 10.06 meters 90% or 4.76 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Mitsubishi FTO

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 7500 RPM 28% or 2100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 42% or 848 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4365 mm 11% or 485 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1735 mm 4% or 65 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1300 mm 13% or 195 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2500 mm 1% or 20 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 205/50 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 205/50 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs 205/50 R16
Type of wheels 14" steel vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)