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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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Toyota Starlet Volkswagen Tiguan

5 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 41.48 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 8% or 3.3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 2% or 0.99 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 14% or 4.59 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 103 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1609 kg 94% or 779 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

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 81 mm vs 74 mm 9% or 7 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

170 bhp vs 74 bhp

125 kw. vs

56% or 96 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.9 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 125 mph vs 103 mph 22 mph
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 214 liters 50% or 216 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 45 liters 30% or 19 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

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4400 RPM 19% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 32% or 636 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3740 mm vs 4427 mm 16% or 687 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1809 mm 10% or 174 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1686 mm 18% or 308 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2604 mm 12% or 304 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 Compact
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)