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What is Better Toyota Previa or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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9 reasons to buy Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 88.5 mm vs 83 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 91.4 mm 5% or 4.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 29.39 mpg 12% or 3.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.51 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 13% or 4.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.5 mpg vs 21.89 mpg 12% or 2.39 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 775 kg vs 408 kg 47% or 367 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1580 kg vs 2372 kg 50% or 792 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.2 meters vs 12 meters 7% or 0.8 meters
More seats 7 vs 5 2

10 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17 vs 9.6 44% or 7.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 154 bhp

165 kw. vs 115 kw.

32% or 71 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 225 nM 50% or 225 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 112 mph 33 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 76 liters 16% or 14 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2780 kg vs 2355 kg 15% or 425 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 272 kg 64% or 478 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1600 kg 36% or 900 kg

Neutral reasons Toyota Previa vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2362 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 20% or 605 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 6 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4750 mm vs 5055 mm 6% or 305 mm shorter
Width 1790 mm vs 1903 mm 6% or 113 mm narrower
Height 1770 mm vs 1450 mm 18% or 320 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2900 mm vs 2881 mm 1% or 19 mm more
Front tires size 215/60 R16 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 215/60 R16 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel 215/60 R16 vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 spokes vs INSPIRATION
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)