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What is Better Volvo 780 or Volvo 345?

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9 reasons to buy Volvo 780

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

170 bhp vs 70 bhp

123 kw. vs 51 kw.

59% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 240 nM vs 105 nM 56% or 135 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.20 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 5.3 sec.
More top speed 117 mph vs 96 mph 21 mph
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 418 liters vs 380 liters 9% or 38 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1800 kg vs 1440 kg 20% or 360 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 730 kg vs 450 kg 38% or 280 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1500 kg vs 1000 kg 33% or 500 kg

4 reasons to buy Volvo 345

Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1200 liters vs 418 liters 65% or 782 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 455 kg vs 340 kg 25% or 115 kg
Other specs
Less weight 985 kg vs 1460 kg 48% or 475 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.20 meters vs 9.90 meters 8% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Volvo 780 vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2849 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 51% or 1452 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4795 mm vs 4300 mm 10% or 495 mm shorter
Width 1750 mm vs 1660 mm 5% or 90 mm wider
Height 1400 mm vs 1392 mm 1% or 8 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2770 mm vs 2395 mm 14% or 375 mm more
Front tires size 205/60HR15 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 205/60HR15 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)