Compare 2000 Honda Prelude vs 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

2000 Honda Prelude
2000 Volkswagen Beetle
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2-Door Coupe Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prelude 2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 26 $21,874 $24,500
Prelude 2-Door Coupe Manual 22 27 $20,982 $23,500
Prelude 2-Door Coupe SH Manual 22 27 $23,212 $26,000
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2-Door Coupe GL Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GL Automatic 22 28 $16,015 $16,775
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GL Automatic CA/NE 22 28 $16,015 $16,775
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GL Manual 24 31 $15,151 $15,900
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GL Manual CA/NE 24 31 $15,151 $15,900
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Automatic 22 28 $16,570 $17,725
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Automatic CA/NE 22 28 $16,570 $17,725
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Manual 24 31 $15,706 $16,850
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Manual CA/NE 24 31 $15,706 $16,850
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS TDI Automatic 34 45 $17,539 $18,775
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS TDI Manual 42 49 $16,675 $17,900
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Turbo Automatic 22 27 $18,555 $19,875
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLS Turbo Manual 25 31 $17,691 $19,000
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLX Turbo Automatic 22 27 $20,472 $21,950
New Beetle 2-Door Coupe GLX Turbo Manual 25 31 $19,608 $21,075
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,874
$16,015
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,500
$16,775
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$280 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
41.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
35.3 36.7
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.0 49.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 39.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
28.1 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.4 84
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 161.1
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 98.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.0 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.7 12.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.10 x 0.90 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.23 x 0.39 9.4 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.752 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.887 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3009 2818
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
195 @ 6600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 5250 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.2L/132 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.863 2.11
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.427 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.785 4.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.653 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.528 2.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
0.976 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Prelude Volkswagen New Beetle
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut

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