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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volvo C30?

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Toyota MR2 Volvo C30

5 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 9.0 10% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 16% or 18 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1347 kg 31% or 317 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 11.6 meters 132% or 6.6 meters

15 reasons to buy Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 93.2 mm vs 31.4 mm 66% or 61.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 140 bhp

162 kw. vs 103 kw.

36% or 80 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 170 nM 47% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.7 sec. vs 8 sec. 1.3 sec.
More top speed 149 mph vs 131 mph 18 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.51 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 17% or 5.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.46 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 10% or 4.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 28 mpg 24% or 5.39 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 48 liters 23% or 14 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1840 kg vs 1225 kg 33% or 615 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 493 kg vs 195 kg 60% or 298 kg
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 22% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 29% or 727 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4252 mm 8% or 357 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1782 mm 5% or 87 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1447 mm 14% or 207 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2640 mm 7% or 190 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 215/45 R18
Spare wheel Compact vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 15" F/16"R alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)