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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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Toyota Starlet Volkswagen Phaeton

3 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 59% or 60 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 2372 kg 186% or 1542 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 12 meters 30% or 2.8 meters

15 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17 vs 9.6 44% or 7.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 74 mm 11% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 91.4 mm vs 77.4 mm 15% or 14 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 74 bhp

165 kw. vs

67% or 151 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 103 mph 42 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 41% or 12.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 37% or 13.73 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.89 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 47% or 10.22 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 214 liters 57% or 286 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 45 liters 50% or 45 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 900 kg 64% or 1600 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 55% or 1635 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3740 mm vs 5055 mm 26% or 1315 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1903 mm 14% or 268 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1450 mm 5% or 72 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2881 mm 20% or 581 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)