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What is Better Toyota Previa or Volvo V50?

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Toyota Previa Volvo V50

12 reasons to buy Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 88.5 mm vs 85 mm 4% or 3.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 88 mm 8% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

154 bhp vs 136 bhp

115 kw. vs 100 kw.

12% or 18 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.19 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 86% or 22.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 32.51 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 81% or 26.34 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 19.5 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 91% or 17.72 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 1960 kg 17% or 395 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 775 kg vs 556 kg 28% or 219 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1500 kg 6% or 100 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

8 reasons to buy Volvo V50

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 9.6 48% or 8.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 320 nM vs 225 nM 30% or 95 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 112 mph 18 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 68% or 65 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 272 kg 61% or 428 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1404 kg vs 1580 kg 13% or 176 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 V50

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 2362 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 15% or 365 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 6 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4750 mm vs 4514 mm 5% or 236 mm shorter
Width 1790 mm vs 1770 mm 1% or 20 mm wider
Height 1770 mm vs 1452 mm 18% or 318 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 ORARY
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 spokes vs CYGNUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)