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What is Better Volkswagen Bora or Volvo XC70?

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6 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 9.3 51% or 9.7 . 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 167 g/mile 88% or 78 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
Other specs
Less weight 1427 kg vs 1909 kg 34% or 482 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.9 meters vs 11.5 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

18 reasons to buy Volvo XC70

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 82 mm vs 79.5 mm 3% or 2.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

285 bhp vs 100 bhp

210 kw. vs 74 kw.

65% or 185 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 240 nM 40% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.6 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 117 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.61 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 116% or 28.66 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.19 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 93% or 30.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 17 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 144% or 24.48 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1600 liters vs 455 liters 72% or 1145 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2410 kg vs 1830 kg 24% or 580 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 501 kg vs 403 kg 20% or 98 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 600 kg 20% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1300 kg 35% or 700 kg
More maximum roof load 100 kg vs 75 kg 25% or 25 kg

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Bora vs. Volvo XC70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5600 RPM 29% or 1600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1896 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 36% or 1057 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4376 mm vs 4838 mm 10% or 462 mm shorter
Width 1735 mm vs 1861 mm 7% or 126 mm narrower
Height 1446 mm vs 1421 mm 2% or 25 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2513 mm vs 2815 mm 11% or 302 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 repair kit
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)