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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volvo S70?

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Toyota MR2 Volvo S70

6 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.5 15% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 142 g/mile 28% or 31 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1376 kg 34% or 346 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 10.6 meters 112% or 5.6 meters

13 reasons to buy Volvo S70

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 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 90 mm vs 31.4 mm 65% or 58.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

240 bhp vs 140 bhp

176 kw. vs 103 kw.

42% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 330 nM vs 170 nM 48% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 8 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 152 mph vs 131 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 30% or 8.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 25% or 9.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.2 mpg vs 28 mpg 32% or 6.8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 48 liters 29% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1950 kg vs 1225 kg 37% or 725 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 5400 RPM 16% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 2319 cm3 23% or 525 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 Multi-point fuel injection with turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4720 mm 17% or 825 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1760 mm 4% or 65 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1390 mm 11% or 150 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2660 mm 8% or 210 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 205/50R16W
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 205/50R16W
Spare wheel Compact vs 205/50R16 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)