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What is Better Toyota RAV4 or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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8 reasons to buy Toyota RAV4

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 122 bhp

165 kw. vs

46% or 103 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 112 mph 33 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 59 mpg 101% or 29.61 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 410 liters 18% or 90 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 60 liters 33% or 30 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1600 kg 36% or 900 kg

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 79 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 104% or 82 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1535 kg vs 2372 kg 55% or 837 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12 meters 20% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons Toyota RAV4 vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2967 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 33% or 969 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5055 mm vs 4570 mm 10% or 485 mm shorter
Width 1903 mm vs 1845 mm 3% or 58 mm wider
Height 1450 mm vs 1660 mm 13% or 210 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2881 mm vs 2660 mm 8% or 221 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)