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What is Better Volkswagen Bora or Volvo S40?

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8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 18.3 4% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 79.5 mm vs 75 mm 6% or 4.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 88.3 mm 8% or 7.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 53.27 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 8% or 4.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 64.13 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 5% or 3.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 41.48 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 10% or 4.08 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 52 liters 5% or 3 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years

13 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

109 bhp vs 100 bhp

80 kw. vs 74 kw.

8% or 9 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 12 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 0.1 sec.
More top speed 118 mph vs 117 mph 1 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 89 g/mile 11% or 9 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 883 liters vs 455 liters 48% or 428 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1880 kg vs 1830 kg 3% or 50 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 477 kg vs 403 kg 16% or 74 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 600 kg 8% or 50 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1403 kg vs 1427 kg 2% or 24 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 10.9 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Bora vs. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1896 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 18% or 336 cm3 more
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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4376 mm vs 4476 mm 2% or 100 mm shorter
Width 1735 mm vs 1770 mm 2% or 35 mm narrower
Height 1446 mm vs 1454 mm 1% or 8 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2513 mm vs 2640 mm 5% or 127 mm less
Front tires size 195/65 R15V vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 195/65 R15V vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 195/65 R15V vs repair kit
Type of wheels 6Jx15" steel vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)