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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volkswagen Bora?

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Toyota Starlet Volkswagen Bora

7 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.9 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 0.2 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 41.48 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 28% or 11.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 27% or 13.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 29% or 9.37 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1427 kg 72% or 597 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 10.9 meters 18% or 1.7 meters

11 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 9.6 49% or 9.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 79.5 mm vs 74 mm 7% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 77.4 mm 19% or 18.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

100 bhp vs 74 bhp

74 kw. vs

26% or 26 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 117 mph vs 103 mph 14 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 13% or 12 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 455 liters vs 214 liters 53% or 241 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 45 liters 18% or 10 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1300 kg vs 900 kg 31% or 400 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 1896 cm3 30% or 564 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3740 mm vs 4376 mm 15% or 636 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1735 mm 6% or 100 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1446 mm 5% or 68 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2513 mm 8% or 213 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 195/65 R15V
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 195/65 R15V
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs 195/65 R15V
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 6Jx15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)