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What is Better Chevrolet Kalos or Volvo S60?

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2 reasons to buy Chevrolet Kalos

Weight and capacity
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg
Other specs
Less weight 990 kg vs 1513 kg 53% or 523 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

20 reasons to buy Volvo S60

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 79 mm vs 68.5 mm 13% or 10.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81.4 mm vs 78 mm 4% or 3.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

180 bhp vs 72 bhp

132 kw. vs 53 kw.

60% or 108 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 8.3 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 140 mph vs 98 mph 42 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 42.83 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 3% or 1.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 53.27 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 2% or 0.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.78 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 1% or 0.41 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 94 g/mile vs 95 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 339 liters vs 220 liters 35% or 119 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 67.5 liters vs 45 liters 33% or 22.5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2020 kg vs 1455 kg 28% or 565 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 507 kg vs 465 kg 8% or 42 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1100 kg 31% or 500 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Kalos vs. Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5700 RPM 5% or 300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1150 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 28% or 445 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3880 mm vs 4628 mm 16% or 748 mm shorter
Width 1670 mm vs 1865 mm 10% or 195 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1484 mm 1% or 11 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2480 mm vs 2776 mm 11% or 296 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/50 R17
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 215/50 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)