Compare 2019 Hyundai Veloster vs 2019 Volkswagen Beetle

2019 Hyundai Veloster
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
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2.0 Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Veloster 2.0 Automatic 27 34 $18,842 $19,500
Veloster 2.0 Manual 25 33 $17,897 $18,500
Veloster 2.0 Premium Automatic 27 34 $21,799 $22,750
Veloster N Manual 22 28 $25,969 $26,900
Veloster Turbo DCT 28 34 $24,163 $25,400
Veloster Turbo R-Spec Manual 26 33 $21,826 $22,900
Veloster Turbo Ultimate DCT 28 34 $26,734 $28,150
Veloster Turbo Ultimate Manual 26 33 $25,332 $26,650
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Final Edition SE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Beetle Final Edition SE Automatic 26 33 $22,124 $23,045
Beetle Final Edition SEL Automatic 26 33 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle S Automatic 26 33 $20,059 $20,895
Beetle SE Automatic 26 33 $23,419 $24,395
Beetle Convertible Final Edition SE Automatic 26 33 $26,203 $27,295
Beetle Convertible Final Edition SEL Automatic 26 33 $28,795 $29,995
Beetle Convertible S Automatic 26 33 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Convertible SE Automatic 26 33 $27,259 $28,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,842
$22,124
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,500
$23,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$384 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo spends all its second-generation capital on feel-good features–and it works. The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle offers a surprising amount of value and a great warranty.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.9 85.1
Second Hip Room (in)
46.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.3
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 37.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 49
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 31.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
166.9 168.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 100.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
44.5 29.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
19.9 15.4
Brakes
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)
10.3 10
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2899 3045
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 330
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 174 @ 5000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 184 @ 1500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.94 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.51
Trans Order Code
A6GF12 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.40 4.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Veloster Volkswagen Beetle
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 6.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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