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What is Better Volkswagen Bora or Volvo V50?

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5 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 18.5 3% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 88 mm 8% or 7.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 96 g/mile 8% or 7 g/mile
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

18 reasons to buy Volvo V50

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 79.5 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 100 bhp

100 kw. vs 74 kw.

26% or 36 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 9.6 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 2.5 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 117 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 48.66 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 9% or 4.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 58.85 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 9% or 5.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 37.22 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 11% or 4.26 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 717 liters vs 455 liters 37% or 262 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1960 kg vs 1830 kg 7% or 130 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 556 kg vs 403 kg 28% or 153 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 1404 kg vs 1427 kg 2% or 23 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 V50

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1896 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 5% or 101 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4376 mm vs 4514 mm 3% or 138 mm shorter
Width 1735 mm vs 1770 mm 2% or 35 mm narrower
Height 1446 mm vs 1452 mm 0% or 6 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 ORARY
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)