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What is Better Mazda 5 or Skoda Roomster?

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Mazda 5 Skoda Roomster

17 reasons to buy Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 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.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 79.5 mm 4% or 3.5mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

115 bhp vs 70 bhp

85 kw. vs 51 kw.

39% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque

165 nM vs 155 nM

122 lbs-ft vs 114 lbs-ft

6% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 12.8 sec. vs 16.5 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 113 mph vs 98 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 36% or 14.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.11 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 33% or 15.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 30.41 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 45% or 13.7 mpg
Emissions
Higher European emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 41 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 55 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2085 kg vs 1745 kg 16% or 340 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 615 kg vs 515 kg 16% or 100 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1200 kg vs 900 kg 25% or 300 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 10 years 17% or 2 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

5 reasons to buy Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 10.8 45% or 8.7. The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 83.1 mm 13% or 12.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 21% or 18 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1230 kg vs 1470 kg 20% or 240 kg. Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Smaller turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.2 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Mazda 5 vs. Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM)

5300 RPM vs 4000 RPM

25% or 1300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1798 cm3 vs 1422 cm3 21% or 376 cm3 more
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4585 mm vs 4205 mm 8% or 380 mm longer
Width 1988 mm vs 1684 mm 15% or 304 mm wider
Height 1615 mm vs 1607 mm 0% or 8 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2750 mm vs 2617 mm 5% or 133 mm more
Front tires size 205/55 R16 vs 195/55 R15
Rear tires size 205/55 R16 vs 195/55 R15
Spare wheel 125/70 D16 vs 195/55 R15
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 15" steel

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*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)