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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Volkswagen Phaeton?

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7 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

225 bhp vs 103 bhp

165 kw. vs

54% or 122 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.8 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 2.5 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 111 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 61% or 17.81 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 55 liters 39% or 35 liters

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Phaeton

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 161 g/mile 83% or 73 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 2372 kg 71% or 984 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12 meters 20% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Volkswagen Phaeton

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2967 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 60% or 1770 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5055 mm vs 4278 mm 15% or 777 mm shorter
Width 1903 mm vs 2021 mm 6% or 118 mm narrower
Height 1450 mm vs 1473 mm 2% or 23 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2881 mm vs 2540 mm 12% or 341 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)