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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,135
7 listings nationwide

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2020 FIAT 500L
Lounge FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,011
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The distinctive Beetle came to represent Volkswagen as soon as it debuted several decades ago, and then returned with renewed vigor when a modern version was introduced in 1998. Unfort...

2020 FIAT 500L
Lounge FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The 500L takes Fiat's iconic small-car styling and scales it up to a versatile tall-hatchback. It hit the scene for 2014 and received a refresh for 2018. For 2020, it carries over with...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
20
GuruB6J5K writes:
It is a delight to drive and has all the options except leather seats.
Beetleragtop writes:
Wonderfully appointed...peppy and my wife loves it!
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Nicer and more durable interior"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Both cars are very nice...the SE Premium has all the options the the SEL has."
Beetleragtop writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Nicer and more durable interior"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Final Edition SEL Hatchback FWD worse.
"Both cars are very nice...the SE Premium has all the options the the SEL has."
2020 FIAT 500L
Lounge FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2020 FIAT 500L
Lounge FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 40 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 36.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 22.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 167 in
Width 71.9 in 79.4 in
Height 58 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 102.8 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl/Black Roof
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Safari Uni/Black Roof
  • Stonewashed Blue Metallic/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Wind Deflector
2020 FIAT 500L
Lounge FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Bianco (White)
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Blu Denim
  • Blue Tornado
  • Bronzo Metallizato (Bronze Metallic)
  • Grigio Chiaro (Graphite Metallic)
  • Grigio Scuro (Gray Metallic)
  • Rosso (Red)
  • Verde Bosco Perla (Forest Green)

Option Packages

  • Graphite Edition
  • Dual-Pane Power Sunroof

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