Citroen C1 2005 vs Volkswagen Lupo 1998

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Citroen C1
2005 - 2008
Volkswagen Lupo
1998 - 2005
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 1.0 - 1.41.0 - 1.7


Power: 54 - 68 HP50 - 125 HP
Torque: 93 - 130 NM86 - 195 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.7 - 15.6 seconds8.5 - 17.7 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.1 - 4.63.0 - 7.5
Citroen C1 petrol engines consumes on average 1.7 litres less fuel per 100 km than Volkswagen Lupo. On average, Citroen C1 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Lupo.
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Length: 3.44 m3.53 m
Width: 1.63 m1.64 m
Height: 1.46 m1.46 m
Citroen C1 is smaller.
Citroen C1 is 9 cm shorter than the Volkswagen Lupo, width is practically the same also the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 139 litres130 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
712 litres860 litres
Even though the car is shorter, Citroen C1 has 9 litres more trunk space than the Volkswagen Lupo. The Volkswagen Lupo may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Lupo (by 148 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.5 meters10.4 meters
The turning circle of the Citroen C1 is 0.9 metres less than that of the Volkswagen Lupo, which means Citroen C1 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`198~ 1`368

above average
Average price (€): 18001200
Pros and Cons: Citroen C1 has
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
Volkswagen Lupo has
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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