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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volkswagen Bora?

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Toyota MR2 Volkswagen Bora

10 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

140 bhp vs 100 bhp

103 kw. vs 74 kw.

29% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 117 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.19 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 39% or 15.08 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.87 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 34% or 16.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 48% or 13.48 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1427 kg 39% or 397 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 10.9 meters 118% or 5.9 meters

9 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 10.0 47% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 79.5 mm vs 79 mm 1% or 0.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 31.4 mm 67% or 64.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 240 nM vs 170 nM 29% or 70 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 111 g/mile 25% or 22 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 48 liters 13% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1830 kg vs 1225 kg 33% or 605 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 403 kg vs 195 kg 52% or 208 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 1896 cm3 5% or 102 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC VVT vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4376 mm 11% or 481 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1735 mm 2% or 40 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1446 mm 14% or 206 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2513 mm 3% or 63 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 195/65 R15V
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 195/65 R15V
Spare wheel Compact vs 195/65 R15V
Type of wheels 15" F/16"R alloy wheels vs 6Jx15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)