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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or SEAT Alhambra?

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Chevrolet Kalos SEAT Alhambra

4 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 78 mm vs 75.6 mm 3% or 2.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 9% or 9 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1696 kg 71% or 706 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.06 meters vs 11.9 meters 18% or 1.84 meters

19 reasons to buy SEAT Alhambra

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 10.0 vs 9.3 7% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 76.5 mm vs 68.5 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

150 bhp vs 72 bhp

110 kw. vs 53 kw.

52% or 78 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 240 nM vs 104 nM 57% or 136 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.7 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 122 mph vs 98 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 13% or 4.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46.27 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 17% or 7.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 30.69 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 8% or 2.5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 267 liters vs 220 liters 18% or 47 liters
More maximum trunk space 2297 liters vs 980 liters 57% or 1317 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 45 liters 36% or 25 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2480 kg vs 1455 kg 41% or 1025 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 784 kg vs 465 kg 41% or 319 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1100 kg 39% or 700 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. SEAT Alhambra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5800 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1390 cm3 17% or 240 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4854 mm 20% or 974 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1904 mm 12% or 234 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1720 mm 13% or 225 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2919 mm 15% or 439 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/60 R16
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/60 R16
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)