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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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Toyota MR2 Volkswagen Tiguan

7 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 125 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.19 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 17% or 6.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.87 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 7% or 3.55 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 31% or 8.7 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 73 dB 1% or 1 dB
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1609 kg 56% or 579 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

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 81 mm vs 79 mm 2% or 2 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 engine power

170 bhp vs 140 bhp

125 kw. vs 103 kw.

18% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 170 nM 51% or 180 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 103 g/mile vs 111 g/mile 8% or 8 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 48 liters 25% or 16 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2243 kg vs 1225 kg 45% or 1018 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 634 kg vs 195 kg 69% or 439 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 4400 RPM 31% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 9% or 174 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC VVT vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4427 mm 12% or 532 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1809 mm 6% or 114 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1686 mm 26% or 446 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2604 mm 6% or 154 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 Compact
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)