Compare 2016 Nissan Juke vs 2016 Volkswagen Beetle

2016 Nissan Juke
2016 Volkswagen Beetle
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5-Door Wgn CVT NISMO AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT NISMO AWD 26 31 $26,286 $27,230
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT NISMO RS AWD 25 29 $28,973 $30,020
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT S AWD 26 31 $21,459 $22,100
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT S FWD 28 32 $19,667 $20,250
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT SL AWD 26 31 $26,007 $26,940
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT SL FWD 28 32 $24,368 $25,240
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT SV AWD 26 31 $23,318 $24,150
JUKE 5-Door Wgn CVT SV FWD 28 32 $21,536 $22,300
JUKE 5-Door Wgn Manual NISMO FWD 28 34 $23,973 $24,830
JUKE 5-Door Wgn Manual NISMO RS FWD 25 31 $27,047 $28,020
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2-Door Automatic 1.8T Denim
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Denim 25 34 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Denim PZEV 25 34 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T S 25 34 $24,471 $25,490
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T S PZEV 25 34 $24,471 $25,490
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SE 25 34 $26,948 $28,070
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SE PZEV 25 34 $26,948 $28,070
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SEL 25 34 $29,280 $30,500
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SEL PZEV 25 34 $29,280 $30,500
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI SE N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI SEL N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line S 23 31 $29,655 $30,890
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line S PZEV 23 31 $29,655 $30,890
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SE 23 31 $31,363 $32,670
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SE PZEV 23 31 $31,363 $32,670
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SEL 23 31 $34,609 $36,050
Beetle Convertible 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SEL PZEV 23 31 $34,609 $36,050
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI SE N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI SEL N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line S 23 31 $28,598 $29,790
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line S PZEV 23 31 $28,598 $29,790
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SE 23 31 $30,308 $31,570
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SE PZEV 23 31 $30,308 $31,570
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SEL 23 31 $33,553 $34,950
Beetle Convertible 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SEL PZEV 23 31 $33,553 $34,950
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Classic 25 34 $19,387 $20,195
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Dune 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Dune PZEV 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T S 25 34 $19,003 $19,795
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T S PZEV 25 34 $19,003 $19,795
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SE 25 34 $21,553 $22,450
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SE PZEV 25 34 $21,553 $22,450
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SEL 25 34 $24,937 $25,975
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T SEL PZEV 25 34 $24,937 $25,975
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Wolfsburg Edition PZEV 25 34 $18,811 $19,595
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI SE N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI SEL N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SE 24 31 $26,011 $27,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SE PZEV 24 31 $26,011 $27,095
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SEL 24 31 $31,249 $32,550
Beetle Coupe 2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line SEL PZEV 24 31 $31,249 $32,550
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T SE 25 34 $20,497 $21,350
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 1.8T SE PZEV 25 34 $20,497 $21,350
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI SE N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI SEL N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SE 23 31 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SE PZEV 23 31 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SEL 23 31 $30,193 $31,450
Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line SEL PZEV 23 31 $30,193 $31,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,286
$24,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,230
$25,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
A sporty alternative to a growing list of subcompact SUVs, the 2016 Nissan Juke is part rambunctious rally-racer, part defiantly different crossover, but it lacks the space and fuel economy of most rivals. The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle is a versatile retro compact, with a choice of powertrains and coupe or convertible body styles.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.4 43.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.1 31.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.7 81.4
Second Hip Room (in)
48.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
163.8 168.4
Height, Overall (in)
61.8 58
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 100
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 71.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60 62.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
35.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
55.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
10.5 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
26.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
26.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 7.1
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 10.7
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)
11.7 11.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.8 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45YR18 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45YR18 P215/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3168 3225
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 330
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L/99 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 5600 170 @ 4800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 2000 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 4.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.69 3.87
Trans Type
1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.50
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.14
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.56
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Convertible
Vehicle Name
Nissan JUKE Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.3
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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