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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volkswagen Lupo?

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Toyota Starlet Volkswagen Lupo

12 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.
More engine power

74 bhp vs 60 bhp

vs 44 kw.

19% or 14 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.9 sec. vs 16.8 sec. 4.9 sec.
More top speed 103 mph vs 97 mph 6 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 41.48 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 55% or 22.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 78.41 mpg 55% or 27.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 49% or 15.76 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 214 liters vs 140 liters 35% or 74 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 45 liters vs 34 liters 24% or 11 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 900 kg vs 800 kg 11% or 100 kg
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1042 kg 26% or 212 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 10.2 meters 11% or 1 meters

7 reasons to buy Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 9.6 51% or 9.9 . 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 86.4 mm vs 77.4 mm 10% or 9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 74 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 36% or 27 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 830 liters vs 214 liters 74% or 616 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volkswagen Lupo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4200 RPM 22% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 1716 cm3 22% or 384 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 3527 mm 6% or 213 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1639 mm 0% or 4 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1459 mm 6% or 81 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2323 mm 1% or 23 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 175/65 R13T
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 175/65 R13T
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs 175/65 R13T
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 5.5Jx13" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)