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What is Better Volvo 345 or Volvo 244?

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3 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1200 liters vs 395 liters 67% or 805 liters
Other specs
Less weight 985 kg vs 1247 kg 27% or 262 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 9.80 meters 7% or 0.6 meters

8 reasons to buy Volvo 244

Engine and transmission
More engine power

97 bhp vs 70 bhp

70 kw. vs 51 kw.

28% or 27 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 154 nM vs 105 nM 32% or 49 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 15.40 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 0.1 sec.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 395 liters vs 380 liters 4% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1780 kg vs 1440 kg 19% or 340 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 533 kg vs 455 kg 15% or 78 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 615 kg vs 450 kg 27% or 165 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1000 kg 33% or 500 kg

Neutral reasons Volvo 345 vs. Volvo 244

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1397 cm3 vs 1986 cm3 30% or 589 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
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 1430 mm 3% or 38 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2395 mm vs 2640 mm 9% or 245 mm less
Front tires size 175/70SR13 vs 175SR14
Rear tires size 175/70SR13 vs 175SR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)