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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volkswagen Caravelle?

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6 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 18.4 sec. 6.5 sec.
More top speed 103 mph vs 99 mph 4 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 28% or 28 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 2199 kg 165% or 1369 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 11.9 meters 29% or 2.7 meters

12 reasons to buy Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 9.6 48% or 8.9 . 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

104 bhp vs 74 bhp

76 kw. vs

29% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 36.7 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 13% or 4.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 19% or 8.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.69 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 8% or 2.42 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 45 liters 44% or 35 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2200 kg vs 900 kg 59% or 1300 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 3500 RPM 35% or 1900 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 4890 mm 24% or 1150 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1904 mm 14% or 269 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1949 mm 29% or 571 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3000 mm 23% or 700 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs 215/65 R16 steel
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)