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What is Better Volkswagen Multivan or Volvo 345?

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Volkswagen Multivan Volvo 345

10 reasons to buy Volkswagen Multivan

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

180 bhp vs 70 bhp

131 kw. vs 51 kw.

61% or 110 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 105 nM 74% or 295 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.40 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 119 mph vs 96 mph 23 mph
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 4300 liters vs 1200 liters 72% or 3100 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 1440 kg 52% or 1560 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 931 kg vs 455 kg 51% or 476 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 450 kg 40% or 300 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2500 kg vs 1000 kg 60% or 1500 kg

2 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Other specs
Less weight 985 kg vs 2069 kg 110% or 1084 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 11.90 meters 29% or 2.7 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Multivan vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1968 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 29% or 571 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4892 mm vs 4300 mm 12% or 592 mm shorter
Width 1904 mm vs 1660 mm 13% or 244 mm wider
Height 1970 mm vs 1392 mm 29% or 578 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3000 mm vs 2395 mm 20% or 605 mm more
Front tires size 235/55R17 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 235/55R17 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)