Compare Kia Spectra5 vs Volkswagen New Beetle

Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,701 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
23 MPG
City
23 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
7
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.3 in
161.1 in
Height
57.9 in
59 in
Max Width
68.3 in
67.9 in
Front Width
58.9 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
102.8 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.8 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.8 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.3 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.8 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
33.3 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, sport cloth seat trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Optional
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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