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14 reasons to buy Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 88.5 mm vs 79.5 mm 10% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 95.5 mm 1% or 0.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

154 bhp vs 100 bhp

115 kw. vs 74 kw.

35% or 54 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.4 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 0.7 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 103% or 27.08 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.51 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 97% or 31.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.5 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 113% or 21.98 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 76 liters vs 55 liters 28% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2355 kg vs 1830 kg 22% or 525 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 775 kg vs 403 kg 48% or 372 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

7 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 9.6 49% or 9.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 240 nM vs 225 nM 6% or 15 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 117 mph vs 112 mph 5 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 81% or 72 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 600 kg vs 272 kg 55% or 328 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1427 kg vs 1580 kg 11% or 153 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.2 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Toyota Previa vs. Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2362 cm3 vs 1896 cm3 20% or 466 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 5 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4750 mm vs 4376 mm 8% or 374 mm shorter
Width 1790 mm vs 1735 mm 3% or 55 mm wider
Height 1770 mm vs 1446 mm 18% or 324 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2900 mm vs 2513 mm 13% or 387 mm more
Front tires size 215/60 R16 vs 195/65 R15V
Rear tires size 215/60 R16 vs 195/65 R15V
Spare wheel 215/60 R16 vs 195/65 R15V
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 6Jx15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)