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What is Better Toyota Prius or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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Toyota Prius Volkswagen Phaeton

5 reasons to buy Toyota Prius

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 134 bhp

165 kw. vs

40% or 91 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 11.8 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 105 mph 40 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 200 liters 60% or 300 liters

2 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 60 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 168% or 101 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation

Neutral reasons Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2967 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 39% or 1169 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 1 5 more
Dimensions
Length 5055 mm vs 4615 mm 9% or 440 mm shorter
Width 1903 mm vs 1775 mm 7% or 128 mm wider
Height 1450 mm vs 1575 mm 8% or 125 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2881 mm vs 2780 mm 4% or 101 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)