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What is Better Suzuki Samurai or Volvo 345?

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Suzuki Samurai Volvo 345

3 reasons to buy Suzuki Samurai

Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 457 kg vs 450 kg 2% or 7 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1100 kg vs 1000 kg 9% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 915 kg vs 985 kg 8% or 70 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

6 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
More engine power

70 bhp vs 69 bhp

51 kw. vs 50 kw.

1% or 1 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 105 nM vs 100 nM 5% or 5 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 96 mph vs 81 mph 15 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1440 kg vs 1330 kg 8% or 110 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 455 kg vs 415 kg 9% or 40 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 10.20 meters 11% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Suzuki Samurai vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1298 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 7% or 99 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3430 mm vs 4300 mm 20% or 870 mm shorter
Width 1540 mm vs 1660 mm 7% or 120 mm narrower
Height 1665 mm vs 1392 mm 16% or 273 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2030 mm vs 2395 mm 15% or 365 mm less
Front tires size 205/70R15 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 205/70R15 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)