Compare 2001 Honda Prelude vs 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle

2001 Honda Prelude
2001 Volkswagen New Beetle
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 27 $21,081 $23,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 26 $21,973 $24,600
2-Door Coupe Manual SH 22 27 $23,311 $26,100
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2-Door Coupe Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual GL 22 29 $15,151 $15,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic GL 22 28 $16,015 $16,775
2-Door Coupe Manual GLS 22 29 $15,706 $16,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic GLS 22 28 $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 25 31 $17,691 $19,000
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,555 $19,875
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual Sport 25 31 $18,847 $20,250
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLX 25 31 $19,700 $21,175
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLX 23 29 $20,564 $22,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,081
$15,151
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
28.1 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.4 84
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 49.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 39.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.0 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 3.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.7 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.10 x 0.90 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.23 x 0.39 9.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.887 3.2
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2954 2769
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90
Engine
Displacement
2.2L/132 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 7000 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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.344 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.812 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.000 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.956 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.266 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.034 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.285 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Prelude Volkswagen New Beetle
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
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

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