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What is Better Rover Streetwise or Subaru Forester?

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7 reasons to buy Rover Streetwise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 16.3 16% or 3.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 88.9 mm vs 86 mm 3% or 2.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.9 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 0.5 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 35.6 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 10% or 3.6 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 5% or 5 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1120 kg vs 1540 kg 38% or 420 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.42 meters vs 10.5 meters 1% or 0.08 meters

17 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.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

147 bhp vs 100 bhp

108 kw. vs 74 kw.

32% or 47 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 240 nM 31% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 116 mph vs 110 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.78 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 5% or 2.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 48.66 mpg vs 58.13 mpg 19% or 9.47 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Less noise level 70.3 dB vs 73 dB 4% or 2.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 304 liters 32% or 146 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 50 liters 22% or 14 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1600 kg 22% or 450 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 510 kg vs 480 kg 6% or 30 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 500 kg 33% or 250 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1000 kg 50% or 1000 kg
More maximum roof load 80 kg vs 65 kg 19% or 15 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Rover Streetwise vs. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4200 RPM vs 3600 RPM 14% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1994 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 0% or 4 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3980 mm vs 4560 mm 13% or 580 mm shorter
Width 1736 mm vs 1780 mm 2% or 44 mm narrower
Height 1495 mm vs 1675 mm 11% or 180 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2500 mm vs 2615 mm 4% or 115 mm less
Front tires size 205/50 R16 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 205/50 R16 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel ORARY vs 215/65 R16
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)