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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volkswagen Caravelle?

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8 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 104 bhp

103 kw. vs 76 kw.

26% or 36 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 18.4 sec. 10.4 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 99 mph 32 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 28 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 6% or 1.69 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 16% or 18 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 2199 kg 113% or 1169 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 11.9 meters 138% or 6.9 meters

11 reasons to buy Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 10.0 46% or 8.5 . 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 250 nM vs 170 nM 32% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 36.7 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 4% or 1.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 13% or 5.65 mpg
Emissions
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 48 liters 40% or 32 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 1225 kg 59% or 1775 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 801 kg vs 195 kg 76% or 606 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 3500 RPM 45% or 2900 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 4890 mm 20% or 995 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1904 mm 11% or 209 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1949 mm 36% or 709 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 3000 mm 18% or 550 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs 215/65 R16 steel
Type of wheels 15" F/16"R alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)