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2007 Toyota Land Cruiser vs. 2005 Volkswagen Bora

To start off, 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Volkswagen Bora. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Volkswagen Bora would be higher. At 4,664 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser (235 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 122 more horse power than 2005 Volkswagen Bora. (113 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser should accelerate faster than 2005 Volkswagen Bora. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser weights approximately 1064 kg more than 2005 Volkswagen Bora. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Volkswagen Bora. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser (434 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 264 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Volkswagen Bora. (170 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Volkswagen Bora.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Toyota Land Cruiser 2005 Volkswagen Bora
Make Toyota Volkswagen
Model Land Cruiser Bora
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type SUV Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4664 cc 1896 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 235 HP 113 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 434 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 94.1 mm 82.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.2 seconds 11.4 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2395 kg 1331 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4420 mm
Vehicle Width 1950 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1890 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 16.4 L/100km 8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 96 L 55 L


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