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What is Better Toyota MR2 or Volvo XC70?

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6 reasons to buy Toyota MR2

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 9.3 7% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
More top speed 131 mph vs 130 mph 1 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 111 g/mile vs 167 g/mile 50% or 56 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1030 kg vs 1909 kg 85% or 879 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5 meters vs 11.5 meters 130% or 6.5 meters

14 reasons to buy Volvo XC70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 79 mm 4% or 3 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

285 bhp vs 140 bhp

210 kw. vs 103 kw.

51% or 145 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 170 nM 58% or 230 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 8 sec. 0.4 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.61 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 55% or 13.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.19 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 44% or 14.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 17 mpg vs 28 mpg 65% or 11 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 48 liters 31% or 22 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2410 kg vs 1225 kg 49% or 1185 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 501 kg vs 195 kg 61% or 306 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Toyota MR2 vs. Volvo XC70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6400 RPM vs 5600 RPM 13% or 800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1794 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 39% or 1159 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3895 mm vs 4838 mm 19% or 943 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1861 mm 9% or 166 mm narrower
Height 1240 mm vs 1421 mm 13% or 181 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2450 mm vs 2815 mm 13% or 365 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 repair kit
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)