2010 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2010 Citroen Berlingo

To start off, both 2010 Volkswagen Beetle and 2010 Citroen Berlingo were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Volkswagen Beetle is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Volkswagen Beetle (114 HP @ 2400 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2010 Citroen Berlingo. (74 HP @ 3500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Volkswagen Beetle should accelerate faster than 2010 Citroen Berlingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Citroen Berlingo weights approximately 252 kg more than 2010 Volkswagen Beetle.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Citroen Berlingo (185 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Volkswagen Beetle. (170 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2010 Citroen Berlingo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Volkswagen Beetle. 2010 Volkswagen Beetle has automatic transmission and 2010 Citroen Berlingo has manual transmission. 2010 Citroen Berlingo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Volkswagen Beetle will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Volkswagen Beetle 2010 Citroen Berlingo
Make Volkswagen Citroen
Model Beetle Berlingo
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Coupe Panel Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 2400 RPM 3500 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 185 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 88 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 18.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 185 km/hour 152 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 10.9 seconds 19.6 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1230 kg 1482 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4390 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1810 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 5.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 60 L


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