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What is Better Toyota RAV4 or Volvo S40?

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Toyota RAV4 Volvo S40

3 reasons to buy Toyota RAV4

Performance
More top speed 118 mph vs 112 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 57.56 mpg vs 59 mpg 3% or 1.44 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1535 kg 9% or 132 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
More engine power

122 bhp vs 109 bhp

vs 80 kw.

11% or 13 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 12 sec. 2.4 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 79 g/mile vs 80 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 410 liters vs 404 liters 1% or 6 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 52 liters 13% or 8 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 650 kg 13% or 100 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.6 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons Toyota RAV4 vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1560 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 22% or 438 cm3 less
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4476 mm vs 4570 mm 2% or 94 mm shorter
Width 1770 mm vs 1845 mm 4% or 75 mm narrower
Height 1454 mm vs 1660 mm 12% or 206 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2640 mm vs 2660 mm 1% or 20 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)