Compare Volkswagen Beetle vs Volkswagen GTI

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
29.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,045 lbs
3,113 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
25 MPG
City
26 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
377 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.5 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
168.8 in
165.8 in
Height
58.6 in
57.8 in
Max Width
71.9 in
70 in
Front Width
62.2 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
61.1 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
100.1 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.4 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49 in
54.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.4 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
29.9 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/60TR16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P215/60TR16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic, Build Out: 01/01/2019
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

Habanero Orange Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Titan Black, Tixo Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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