Compare 2006 Honda Civic vs 2006 Volkswagen Beetle

2006 Honda Civic
2006 Volkswagen Beetle
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hybrid CVT 49 51 $20,250 $22,150
Civic Hybrid CVT with NAVI 49 51 $21,618 $23,650
Civic Sedan DX AT 30 40 $14,238 $15,560
Civic Sedan DX MT 30 38 $13,509 $14,760
Civic Sedan EX AT 30 40 $17,613 $19,260
Civic Sedan EX AT with NAVI 30 40 $18,982 $20,760
Civic Sedan EX MT 30 38 $16,884 $18,460
Civic Sedan EX MT with NAVI 30 38 $18,252 $19,960
Civic Sedan GX AT 28 39 N/A $24,440
Civic Sedan LX AT 30 40 $16,017 $17,510
Civic Sedan LX MT 30 38 $15,287 $16,710
Civic Si Manual 23 32 $18,553 $20,290
Civic Si Manual w/Navi 23 32 $20,149 $22,040
Civic Si Manual w/Navi & ST 23 32 $20,332 $22,240
Civic Si Manual w/ST 23 32 $18,735 $20,490
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2-Door 2.5L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door 2.5L Automatic 23 32 $17,180 $18,255
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door 2.5L Manual 22 31 $16,107 $17,180
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door 2.5L PZEV Automatic 23 32 $17,180 $18,255
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door 2.5L PZEV Manual 22 31 $16,107 $17,180
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door TDI DSG 35 42 $18,779 $19,975
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door TDI Manual 37 44 $17,706 $18,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,250
$17,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,150
$18,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$369 / month
$304 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
49 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
51 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 49.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 39.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.9 81
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
176.7 161.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 59.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 98.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.0 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 12.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.13 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.7 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.3 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.52 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.71 3.04
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2875 2965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.1 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
93 @ 6000/110 @ 6000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I5
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
89 @ 4500/123 @ 1000 - 2500 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.3L/82 2.5L/151
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
49 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
51 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.51 - 1.88 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.95 3.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.42 4.04
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.56
Trans Type
1 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hybrid Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.95 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.47 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut

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