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5 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 17 11% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 91.4 mm 4% or 4.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 81% or 72 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1427 kg vs 2372 kg 66% or 945 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 12 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

18 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.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 79.5 mm 4% or 3.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 100 bhp

165 kw. vs 74 kw.

56% or 125 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 450 nM vs 240 nM 47% or 210 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 3.3 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 117 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 81% or 23.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 75% or 27.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.89 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 89% or 19.59 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 55 liters 39% or 35 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2780 kg vs 1830 kg 34% or 950 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 408 kg vs 403 kg 1% or 5 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 600 kg 20% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1300 kg 48% or 1200 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Bora vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1896 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 36% or 1071 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4376 mm vs 5055 mm 13% or 679 mm shorter
Width 1735 mm vs 1903 mm 9% or 168 mm narrower
Height 1446 mm vs 1450 mm 0% or 4 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2513 mm vs 2881 mm 13% or 368 mm less
Front tires size 195/65 R15V vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 195/65 R15V vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel 195/65 R15V vs 235/55 R17
Type of wheels 6Jx15" steel vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)