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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Volvo S80?

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Volkswagen Beetle Volvo S80

7 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 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

185 bhp vs 103 bhp

136 kw. vs

44% or 82 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 2.3 sec.
More top speed 140 mph vs 111 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.69 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 22% or 8.51 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters

4 reasons to buy Volvo S80

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 38% or 33 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1696 kg 22% or 308 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.2 meters 12% or 1.2 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Volvo S80

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2400 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 50% or 1203 cm3 more
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4851 mm vs 4278 mm 12% or 573 mm shorter
Width 1861 mm vs 2021 mm 8% or 160 mm narrower
Height 1493 mm vs 1473 mm 1% or 20 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2835 mm vs 2540 mm 10% or 295 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)