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Here's how the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2017 MINI Convertible measure up.
$19,995
Starting MSRP
$25,950
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
4 4 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

134.0-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
28 30 -
Size
168.4" length, 58.5" height 151.1" length, 55.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Platinum

Carbon Black

Malt Brown

Black Pearl

Satellite Gray

Dark Truffle

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Minicompact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 5.5 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 5.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1500 162 @ 1250 -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.5 L/91 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4800 134 @ 4500 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
348.00 mi 324.80 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 32 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG 37 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
478.50 mi 429.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in 11 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 10.2 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 11.6 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft 35.4 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P175/65HR15 -
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P175/65HR15 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3012 lbs 2855 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
37.1 in 39 in -
Second Leg Room
31.4 in 30.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.2 in 68 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in N/A -
Track Width, Rear
60.9 in 59.1 in -
Track Width, Front
62.2 in 59.1 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
168.4 in 151.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
49 in 39.7 in -
Height, Overall
58.5 in 55.7 in -
Wheelbase
100 in 98.2 in -
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.4 in 39.8 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
85.1 ft³ 76.3 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
55.3 in 51 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.4 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
29.9 ft³ - -

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