Compare Subaru Impreza Outback Sport vs Volkswagen New Beetle

Overview

Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,109 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
23 MPG
City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
6
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
338 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
456.3 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173.8 in
161.1 in
Height
58.3 in
59 in
Max Width
68.5 in
67.9 in
Front Width
58.7 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
58.9 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
103.1 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.5 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
52.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.5 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.2 in
49.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
19 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
44.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
35.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
36.7 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R17
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/50R17
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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