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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Fiat 131?

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Volkswagen Beetle Fiat 131

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More engine power

103 bhp vs 85 bhp

vs 62 kw.

17% or 18 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.3 sec. vs 13.60 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 111 mph vs 99 mph 12 mph
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.80 meters 8% or 0.8 meters

2 reasons to buy Fiat 131

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Other specs
Less weight 1050 kg vs 1388 kg 32% or 338 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Fiat 131

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 1585 cm3 24% or 388 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4260 mm 0% or 18 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1640 mm 19% or 381 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1410 mm 4% or 63 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2490 mm 2% or 50 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)