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What is Better Toyota RAV4 or Volkswagen Beetle?

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6 reasons to buy Toyota RAV4

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

122 bhp vs 103 bhp

vs

16% or 19 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.6 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 112 mph vs 111 mph 1 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 79 g/mile vs 88 g/mile 11% or 9 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 55 liters 8% or 5 liters

2 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.2 mpg vs 59 mpg 25% or 11.8 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1535 kg 11% or 147 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Toyota RAV4 vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 801 cm3 more
Fuel supply Common rail vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4570 mm vs 4278 mm 6% or 292 mm shorter
Width 1845 mm vs 2021 mm 9% or 176 mm narrower
Height 1660 mm vs 1473 mm 11% or 187 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2540 mm 5% or 120 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)