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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Ford Taunus?

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Volkswagen Beetle Ford Taunus

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More engine power

103 bhp vs 59 bhp

vs 43 kw.

43% or 44 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.3 sec. vs 17.70 sec. 6.4 sec.
More top speed 111 mph vs 88 mph 23 mph
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.70 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

2 reasons to buy Ford Taunus

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 965 kg vs 1388 kg 44% or 423 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Ford Taunus

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 1294 cm3 7% or 97 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4340 mm 1% or 62 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1706 mm 16% or 315 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1363 mm 7% or 110 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2579 mm 2% or 39 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)