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2013 Volkswagen Beetle

2013 Nissan Juke

  2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible first drive 2013 Nissan Juke NISMO
MSRP
$19,995
$18,990
Invoice $19,195 $18,108
MPG
City/Highway
21/41 25/32
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Beetle Turbo and TDI rightfully stir some excitement, especially with new convertible variants offered, but the base model's still a bit boring. Read Full Review The 2013 Nissan Juke is road candy, from its zippy powertrain to its wacky looks--but tight space and low real-world gas mileage leave an aftertaste. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Classic lines, modern looks
  • A vintage tinge to its interior
  • Good thrust from the Turbo
  • Quick dual-clutch shifts
  • That old familiar feeling--now with working heat!

Dislikes:

  • Back seat still not full-sized
  • Five-cylinder base engine lacks sparkle
  • Gas mileage less than impressive on non-diesels
  • Herbalist fan base may actually miss bud vase

Likes:

  • Styling that parts the seas
  • Tech-intensive turbo four's a blast
  • Aggressively tuned
  • High seating position

Dislikes:

  • Gas mileage is low, for its size
  • Small cargo area
  • All-wheel-drive is mostly for show, not traction
  • Potential risk for resale--funky can become junky
  • Rides harshly
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