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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volvo C30?

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Toyota Starlet Volvo C30

5 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.6 vs 9.0 6% or 0.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 28% or 28 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1347 kg 62% or 517 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 11.6 meters 26% or 2.4 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

15 reasons to buy Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 93.2 mm vs 77.4 mm 17% or 15.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 74 bhp

162 kw. vs

66% or 146 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.7 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 5.2 sec.
More top speed 149 mph vs 103 mph 46 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.51 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 28% or 8.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.46 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 16% or 6.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 42% or 9.5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 364 liters vs 214 liters 41% or 150 liters
More maximum trunk space 1010 liters vs 214 liters 79% or 796 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 45 liters 27% or 17 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 900 kg 40% or 600 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

Neutral reasons Toyota Starlet vs. Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 47% or 1189 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3740 mm vs 4252 mm 12% or 512 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1782 mm 8% or 147 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1447 mm 5% or 69 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2640 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 215/45 R18
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)