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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Porsche 997?

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Toyota MR2 Porsche 997

3 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 171 g/mile 54% or 60 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1620 kg 57% or 590 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 10.90 meters 118% or 5.9 meters

11 reasons to buy Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 140 bhp

363 kw. vs 103 kw.

72% or 360 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 650 nM vs 170 nM 74% or 480 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 8 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 194 mph vs 131 mph 63 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.01 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 59% or 14.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.01 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 41% or 13.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16 mpg vs 28 mpg 75% or 12 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1995 kg vs 1225 kg 39% or 770 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 375 kg vs 195 kg 48% or 180 kg

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 6% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 3800 cm3 53% or 2006 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4450 mm 12% or 555 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1852 mm 8% or 157 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1300 mm 5% or 60 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2350 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 305/30ZR19
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 305/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)