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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volvo V50?

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Toyota MR2 Volvo V50

10 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
More engine power

140 bhp vs 136 bhp

103 kw. vs 100 kw.

3% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 131 mph vs 130 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.19 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 27% or 10.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.87 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 23% or 10.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 33% or 9.22 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 73 dB 1% or 1 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1404 kg 36% or 374 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

11 reasons to buy Volvo V50

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 85 mm vs 79 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 31.4 mm 64% or 56.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 320 nM vs 170 nM 47% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 111 g/mile 16% or 15 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 52 liters vs 48 liters 8% or 4 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1960 kg vs 1225 kg 38% or 735 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 556 kg vs 195 kg 65% or 361 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volvo V50

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 10% or 203 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 4514 mm 14% or 619 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1770 mm 4% or 75 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1452 mm 15% or 212 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2640 mm 7% or 190 mm less
Front tires size 185/55 R15 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 215/45 R16 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel Compact vs ORARY
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)