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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Volvo V50?

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Volkswagen Beetle Volvo V50

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 103 bhp

100 kw. vs

24% or 33 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

6 reasons to buy Volvo V50

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 47.2 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 3% or 1.46 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 96 g/mile 9% or 8 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 52 liters 5% or 3 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1404 kg 1% or 16 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.6 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Volvo V50

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1997 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 800 cm3 more
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4514 mm vs 4278 mm 5% or 236 mm shorter
Width 1770 mm vs 2021 mm 12% or 251 mm narrower
Height 1452 mm vs 1473 mm 1% or 21 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2640 mm vs 2540 mm 4% or 100 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)