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What is Better Rover 800 or Subaru Forester?

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Rover 800 Subaru Forester

8 reasons to buy Rover 800

Engine and transmission
More engine power

200 bhp vs 147 bhp

vs 108 kw.

27% or 53 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.3 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 143 mph vs 116 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 52% or 15.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 39.8 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 22% or 8.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.79 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 89% or 18.41 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 64 liters 6% or 4 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1375 kg vs 1540 kg 12% or 165 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Subaru Forester

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 16.3 vs 8.5 48% or 7.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 350 nM vs 240 nM 31% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 143 g/mile 38% or 39 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1660 liters vs 16.95 liters 99% or 1643.05 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1550 kg 23% or 450 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 70 kg 13% or 10 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.44 meters 9% or 0.94 meters

Neutral reasons Rover 800 vs. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6000 RPM vs 3600 RPM 40% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1994 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 0% or 4 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4880 mm vs 4560 mm 7% or 320 mm shorter
Width 1730 mm vs 1780 mm 3% or 50 mm narrower
Height 1390 mm vs 1675 mm 17% or 285 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2770 mm vs 2615 mm 6% or 155 mm more
Front tires size 215/45 ZRX17 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 215/45 ZRX17 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel 215/45 ZRX17 vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)