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What is Better Toyota Previa or Volkswagen Lupo?

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16 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 86.4 mm 10% or 9.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

154 bhp vs 60 bhp

115 kw. vs 44 kw.

61% or 94 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 225 nM vs 115 nM 49% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.4 sec. vs 16.8 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 112 mph vs 97 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 145% or 37.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.51 mpg vs 78.41 mpg 141% or 45.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.5 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 145% or 28.37 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 76 liters vs 34 liters 55% or 42 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2355 kg vs 1430 kg 39% or 925 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 775 kg vs 388 kg 50% or 387 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 800 kg 50% or 800 kg
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

5 reasons to buy Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 9.6 51% or 9.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 118% or 87 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 450 kg vs 272 kg 40% or 178 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1042 kg vs 1580 kg 52% or 538 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 11.2 meters 10% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Toyota Previa vs. Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4200 RPM 25% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2362 cm3 vs 1716 cm3 27% or 646 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 3527 mm 26% or 1223 mm shorter
Width 1790 mm vs 1639 mm 8% or 151 mm wider
Height 1770 mm vs 1459 mm 18% or 311 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2900 mm vs 2323 mm 20% or 577 mm more
Front tires size 215/60 R16 vs 175/65 R13T
Rear tires size 215/60 R16 vs 175/65 R13T
Spare wheel 215/60 R16 vs 175/65 R13T
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 5.5Jx13" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)