Compare 2002 Volkswagen New Beetle vs 2002 Honda Civic Classic

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2-Door Coupe Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual GL 24 31 $15,151 $15,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic GL 23 29 $16,015 $16,775
2-Door Coupe Manual GLS 24 31 $15,706 $16,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic GLS 23 29 $16,570 $17,725
2-Door Coupe TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,675 $17,900
2-Door Coupe TDI Automatic GLS 34 44 $17,539 $18,775
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,876 $19,200
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,740 $20,075
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual Sport 24 31 $18,847 $20,250
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLX 24 31 $20,001 $21,500
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLX 23 29 $20,865 $22,375
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual S 23 30 $21,756 $23,400
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Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 33 39 $11,715 $12,810
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 33 39 $11,897 $13,010
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags DX 33 39 $11,943 $13,060
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags DX 33 39 $12,125 $13,260
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 30 38 $12,445 $13,610
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,445 $13,610
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 30 38 $12,627 $13,810
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags DX 30 38 $12,673 $13,860
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags HX 36 44 $12,673 $13,860
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags DX 30 38 $12,855 $14,060
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 35 40 $13,357 $14,610
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT w/Side Airbags HX 35 40 $13,585 $14,860
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual LX 33 39 $13,630 $14,910
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 33 39 $13,813 $15,110
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags LX 33 39 $13,858 $15,160
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags LX 33 39 $14,041 $15,360
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic LX 30 38 $14,360 $15,710
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 30 38 $14,543 $15,910
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 30 38 $14,588 $15,960
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 30 38 $14,771 $16,160
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 32 37 $15,090 $16,510
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $15,318 $16,760
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 32 37 $15,546 $17,010
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual w/Side Airbags EX 32 37 $15,774 $17,260
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 31 38 $15,820 $17,310
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 31 38 $16,048 $17,560
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 31 38 $16,276 $17,810
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 31 38 $16,504 $18,060
Classic 3-Door HB Manual Si 26 30 $17,361 $19,000
Classic 3-Door HB Manual w/Side Airbags Si 26 30 $17,589 $19,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,151
$11,715
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$12,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 32.8
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85 85.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 35.4
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.3 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
39.4 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
161.1 174.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.0 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.7 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 12.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.87 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.0 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P185/70SR14
Spare Tire Size
P205/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P185/70SR14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2817 2405
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.6 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 115 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 110 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.7L/102
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 39
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.711
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.231
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.870
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 4.111
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.970
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.462
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.241
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen New Beetle Honda Civic
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut

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