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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Land Rover Defender?

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Volkswagen Beetle Land Rover Defender

5 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.3 sec. vs 15.80 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 111 mph vs 82 mph 29 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 181 g/mile 106% or 93 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1940 kg 40% or 552 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.80 meters 28% or 2.8 meters

3 reasons to buy Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 2 14 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

122 bhp vs 103 bhp

89 kw. vs

16% or 19 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.99 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 82% or 21.21 mpg

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Land Rover Defender

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 2401 cm3 50% or 1204 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4639 mm 8% or 361 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1790 mm 11% or 231 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 2030 mm 27% or 557 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2794 mm 9% or 254 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)