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What is Better Volvo 343 or Volvo 265?

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Volvo 343 Volvo 265

1 reason to buy Volvo 343

Other specs
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 9.80 meters 7% or 0.6 meters

8 reasons to buy Volvo 265

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

155 bhp vs 64 bhp

112 kw. vs 46 kw.

59% or 91 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 230 nM vs 105 nM 54% or 125 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.00 sec. vs 16.50 sec. 6.5 sec.
More top speed 115 mph vs 93 mph 22 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1200 liters vs 380 liters 68% or 820 liters
More maximum trunk space 2150 liters vs 1200 liters 44% or 950 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1000 kg 33% or 500 kg

Neutral reasons Volvo 343 vs. Volvo 265

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1397 cm3 vs 2849 cm3 51% or 1452 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 5 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4300 mm vs 4785 mm 10% or 485 mm shorter
Width 1660 mm vs 1707 mm 3% or 47 mm narrower
Height 1392 mm vs 1460 mm 5% or 68 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2395 mm vs 2640 mm 9% or 245 mm less
Front tires size 155SR13 vs 185HR14
Rear tires size 155SR13 vs 185HR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)