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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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Toyota MR2 Volkswagen Phaeton

4 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 8.8 sec. 0.8 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 45% or 50 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 2372 kg 130% or 1342 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 12 meters 140% or 7 meters

17 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17 vs 10.0 41% or 7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 79 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91.4 mm vs 31.4 mm 66% or 60 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 140 bhp

165 kw. vs 103 kw.

38% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 170 nM 62% or 280 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 145 mph vs 131 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 30% or 8.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 30% or 11.17 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.89 mpg vs 28 mpg 28% or 6.11 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 69 dB vs 72 dB 4% or 3 dB
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 48 liters 47% or 42 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2780 kg vs 1225 kg 56% or 1555 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 408 kg vs 195 kg 52% or 213 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 40% or 1173 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC VVT vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 5055 mm 23% or 1160 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1903 mm 11% or 208 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1450 mm 14% or 210 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2881 mm 15% or 431 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels 15" F/16"R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)