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2011 Volkswagen Golf vs. 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

To start off, both 2011 Volkswagen Golf and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta were released in the same year (2011). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. Both 2011 Volkswagen Golf and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta are equipped with a 1,400 cc engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 120 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Volkswagen Jetta weights approximately 110 kg more than 2011 Volkswagen Golf.

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, both vehicles can yield 200 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2011 Volkswagen Golf 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Make Volkswagen Volkswagen
Model Golf Jetta
Year Released 2011 2011
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1400 cc 1400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 120 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 200 Nm 200 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 1500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 200 km/hour 201 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.5 seconds 9.8 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed manual 5-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1290 kg 1400 kg
Vehicle Length 4199 mm 4644 mm
Vehicle Width 1786 mm 1778 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1482 mm
Wheelbase Size 2578 mm 2651 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.1 L/100km 5.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 8.2 L/100km 8.2 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.2 L/100km 6.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 55 L


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