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What is Better Toyota RAV4 or Volkswagen Golf?

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Toyota RAV4 Volkswagen Golf

5 reasons to buy Toyota RAV4

Engine and transmission
More engine power

122 bhp vs 83 bhp

vs

32% or 39 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 112 mph vs 111 mph 1 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 50 liters 17% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 600 kg 20% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1100 kg 31% or 500 kg

2 reasons to buy Volkswagen Golf

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 70 g/mile vs 79 g/mile 13% or 9 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1130 kg vs 1535 kg 36% or 405 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Toyota RAV4 vs. Volkswagen Golf

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 801 cm3 more
Fuel supply Common rail vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4570 mm vs 4268 mm 7% or 302 mm shorter
Width 1845 mm vs 2027 mm 9% or 182 mm narrower
Height 1660 mm vs 1442 mm 13% or 218 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2631 mm 1% or 29 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)