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What is Better Toyota Prius or Volkswagen California?

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1 reason to buy Toyota Prius

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.

6 reasons to buy Volkswagen California

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

134 bhp vs 130 bhp

vs 96 kw.

3% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.8 sec. vs 16.3 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 105 mph vs 103 mph 2 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 60 g/mile vs 136 g/mile 127% or 76 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation

Neutral reasons Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen California

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2460 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 27% or 662 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 1 5 more
Dimensions
Length 4890 mm vs 4615 mm 6% or 275 mm shorter
Width 1904 mm vs 1775 mm 7% or 129 mm wider
Height 1990 mm vs 1575 mm 21% or 415 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3000 mm vs 2780 mm 7% or 220 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)