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What is Better Toyota Picnic or Volvo S40?

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9 reasons to buy Toyota Picnic

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 75 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

126 bhp vs 109 bhp

94 kw. vs 80 kw.

13% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.7 sec. vs 12 sec. 0.3 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.1 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 98% or 28.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.2 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 86% or 31.04 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.69 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 110% or 23.87 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 52 liters 13% or 8 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1300 kg 13% or 200 kg
Other specs
More seats 6 vs 5 1

9 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.3 vs 9.5 48% or 8.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 88.3 mm vs 86 mm 3% or 2.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 240 nM vs 178 nM 26% or 62 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 118 mph vs 109 mph 9 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 142 g/mile 78% or 62 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 404 liters vs 182 liters 55% or 222 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1440 kg 3% or 37 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Toyota Picnic vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 22% or 438 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 5 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4530 mm vs 4476 mm 1% or 54 mm shorter
Width 1695 mm vs 1770 mm 4% or 75 mm narrower
Height 1660 mm vs 1454 mm 12% or 206 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 195/65R14 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 195/65R14 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 195/65R14 steel vs repair kit
Type of wheels 14 alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)