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What is Better Toyota Prius or Volvo 480?

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Toyota Prius Volvo 480

2 reasons to buy Toyota Prius

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 110 bhp

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18% or 24 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.

2 reasons to buy Volvo 480

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.5 sec. vs 11.8 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 119 mph vs 105 mph 14 mph

Neutral reasons Toyota Prius vs. Volvo 480

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1798 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 200 cm3 less
Fuel supply Injector vs Fractional fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 1 vs 5 4 less
Dimensions
Length 4615 mm vs 4260 mm 8% or 355 mm shorter
Width 1775 mm vs 1710 mm 4% or 65 mm wider
Height 1575 mm vs 1320 mm 16% or 255 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2780 mm vs 2500 mm 10% or 280 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)