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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Land Rover Defender?

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Toyota MR2 Land Rover Defender

6 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
More engine power

140 bhp vs 122 bhp

103 kw. vs 89 kw.

13% or 18 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 15.80 sec. 7.8 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 82 mph 49 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 181 g/mile 63% or 70 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1940 kg 88% or 910 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 12.80 meters 156% or 7.8 meters

7 reasons to buy Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More torque 360 nM vs 170 nM 53% or 190 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.99 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 47% or 12.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.99 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 60% or 17.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21 mpg vs 28 mpg 33% or 7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 3050 kg vs 1225 kg 60% or 1825 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 1110 kg vs 195 kg 82% or 915 kg

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 3500 RPM 45% or 2900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 2401 cm3 25% or 607 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4639 mm 16% or 744 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1790 mm 5% or 95 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 2030 mm 39% or 790 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2794 mm 12% or 344 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 7.50R16
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 7.50R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)