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What is Better BMW X1 or Volkswagen Golf?

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BMW X1 Volkswagen Golf

6 reasons to buy BMW X1

Engine and transmission
More engine power

143 bhp vs 83 bhp

105 kw. vs

42% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 124 mph vs 111 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 54.25 mpg vs 59 mpg 9% or 4.75 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 50 liters 18% or 11 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 600 kg 20% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1800 kg vs 1100 kg 39% or 700 kg

3 reasons to buy Volkswagen Golf

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 70 g/mile vs 85 g/mile 21% or 15 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1130 kg vs 1470 kg 30% or 340 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.3 meters 13% or 1.3 meters

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Volkswagen Golf

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 798 cm3 more
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4454 mm vs 4268 mm 4% or 186 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 2027 mm 11% or 229 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1442 mm 7% or 103 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2631 mm 5% or 129 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)