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What is Better Kia Optima or Toyota Carina E?

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7 reasons to buy Kia Optima

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

134 bhp vs 82 bhp

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39% or 52 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.2 sec. vs 13.0 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 125 mph vs 106 mph 19 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 505 liters vs 496 liters 2% or 9 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 60 liters 14% or 10 liters

2 reasons to buy Toyota Carina E

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.2 mpg vs 59 mpg 25% or 11.8 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1290 kg vs 1559 kg 21% or 269 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Kia Optima vs. Toyota Carina E

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1685 cm3 vs 1975 cm3 15% or 290 cm3 less
Fuel supply Common rail vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4845 mm vs 4545 mm 6% or 300 mm shorter
Width 1830 mm vs 1695 mm 7% or 135 mm wider
Height 1455 mm vs 1470 mm 1% or 15 mm lower
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)