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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Volvo 960?

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Volkswagen Beetle Volvo 960

1 reason to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1489 kg 7% or 101 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Volvo 960

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

170 bhp vs 103 bhp

vs

39% or 67 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 130 mph vs 111 mph 19 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 26.22 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 80% or 20.98 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 55 liters 31% or 25 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 9 meters vs 10 meters 11% or 1 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Volvo 960

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 2473 cm3 52% or 1276 cm3 less
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4860 mm 12% or 582 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1750 mm 13% or 271 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1450 mm 2% or 23 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2770 mm 8% or 230 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)