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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Toyota Starlet?

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6 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 78 mm vs 77.4 mm 1% or 0.59999999999999 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 95 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 6% or 6 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 220 liters vs 214 liters 3% or 6 liters
More maximum trunk space 980 liters vs 214 liters 78% or 766 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1100 kg vs 900 kg 18% or 200 kg

11 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

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 9.6 vs 9.3 3% or 0.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 74 mm vs 68.5 mm 7% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

74 bhp vs 72 bhp

vs 53 kw.

3% or 2 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.9 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 103 mph vs 98 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 41.48 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 6% or 2.63 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 8% or 3.82 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 3% or 1.08 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 990 kg 19% or 160 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 10.06 meters 9% or 0.86 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Toyota Starlet

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1332 cm3 14% or 182 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 3740 mm 4% or 140 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1635 mm 2% or 35 mm wider
Height 1495 mm vs 1378 mm 8% or 117 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2300 mm 7% or 180 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 195/45 R15
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 195/45 R15
Spare wheel Compact vs 195/45 R15
Type of wheels 14" steel vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)