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What is Better Toyota Previa or Volvo S40?

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Toyota Previa Volvo S40

13 reasons to buy Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 88.5 mm vs 75 mm 15% or 13.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 88.3 mm 8% or 7.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

154 bhp vs 109 bhp

115 kw. vs 80 kw.

29% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.4 sec. vs 12 sec. 0.6 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 120% or 31.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.51 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 107% or 34.73 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.5 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 134% or 26.06 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 76 liters vs 52 liters 32% or 24 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2355 kg vs 1880 kg 20% or 475 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 775 kg vs 477 kg 38% or 298 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

7 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.3 vs 9.6 48% or 8.7 . 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 118 mph vs 112 mph 6 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 101% or 81 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 272 kg 58% or 378 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1580 kg 13% or 177 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 11.2 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons Toyota Previa vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2362 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 34% or 802 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
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 4476 mm 6% or 274 mm shorter
Width 1790 mm vs 1770 mm 1% or 20 mm wider
Height 1770 mm vs 1454 mm 18% or 316 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2900 mm vs 2640 mm 9% or 260 mm more
Front tires size 215/60 R16 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 215/60 R16 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 215/60 R16 vs repair kit
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 spokes vs CERYX
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)