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What is Better Volkswagen Bora or Volvo C30?

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6 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 9.0 53% or 10 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 93.2 mm 2% or 2.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 45% or 40 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.6 meters 6% or 0.7 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

18 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.
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

220 bhp vs 100 bhp

162 kw. vs 74 kw.

55% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 240 nM 25% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.7 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 149 mph vs 117 mph 32 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.51 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 64% or 20.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 43.46 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 48% or 20.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 83% or 18.87 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1010 liters vs 455 liters 55% or 555 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 55 liters 11% or 7 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1840 kg vs 1830 kg 1% or 10 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 493 kg vs 403 kg 18% or 90 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 700 kg vs 600 kg 14% or 100 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1300 kg 13% or 200 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1347 kg vs 1427 kg 6% or 80 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Bora vs. Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1896 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 25% or 625 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4376 mm vs 4252 mm 3% or 124 mm shorter
Width 1735 mm vs 1782 mm 3% or 47 mm narrower
Height 1446 mm vs 1447 mm 0% or 1 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2513 mm vs 2640 mm 5% or 127 mm less
Front tires size 195/65 R15V vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 195/65 R15V vs 215/45 R18
Spare wheel 195/65 R15V vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 6Jx15" steel vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)