2019 Volkswagen Beetle vs. Its Competition

2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

If you’re buying a brand new VW Beetle, you’re probably in it for the fun, so why not spring for the convertible?

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Quick Specs
5.6
The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle offers a surprising amount of value and a great warranty.
6.5
Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever.
5.7
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
6.5
The practical 2019 VW Golf is a smart choice whether as a frugal hatchback or a zippy GTI.
5.5
The 2019 Mini Cooper makes no apologies for its heritage, packing charm and fun into a pint-size package.
4.2
The 2019 Fiat 500L is a tall-riding family hatchback that struggles with style and comfort in the name of affordability.
MSRP From     
$20,895$19,450$17,200$21,845$21,900$21,910
Gas Mileage     
26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsCompact CarsMid-Size CarsCompact CarsMinicompact CarsSmall Station Wagon
Style Name     
Final Edition SE AutomaticLX CVTSE Manual1.4T S AutomaticOxford Edition FWDPop Hatch
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
455545
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
HatchbackSedanSedanHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODCVT w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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