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What is Better Toyota Starlet or Volvo V50?

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Toyota Starlet Volvo V50

5 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 41.48 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 17% or 7.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 50.43 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 17% or 8.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 32.11 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 16% or 5.11 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1404 kg 69% or 574 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.2 meters vs 10.6 meters 15% or 1.4 meters

13 reasons to buy Volvo V50

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 85 mm vs 74 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 77.4 mm 12% or 10.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 74 bhp

100 kw. vs

46% or 62 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 103 mph 27 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 101 g/mile 5% or 5 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 417 liters vs 214 liters 49% or 203 liters
More maximum trunk space 717 liters vs 214 liters 70% or 503 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 52 liters vs 45 liters 13% or 7 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 V50

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1332 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 33% or 665 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 4514 mm 17% or 774 mm shorter
Width 1635 mm vs 1770 mm 8% or 135 mm narrower
Height 1378 mm vs 1452 mm 5% or 74 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2640 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 195/45 R15 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 195/45 R15 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 195/45 R15 vs ORARY
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)