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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
MSRP
$27,295
Invoice
$26,203
Average Price Paid
$26,439
161 listings nationwide

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2018 FIAT 500
Abarth Cabrio FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,471
Average Price Paid
$20,888
56 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Fair Price
$26,875
Good Price
$25,291
Great Price
$24,385
2018 FIAT 500
Abarth Cabrio FWD
Fair Price
$21,650
Good Price
$19,934
Great Price
$18,953

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...

2018 FIAT 500
Abarth Cabrio FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The plucky FIAT 500 is available both as a two-door hatchback and a two-door cabriolet with a soft-top that slides to the back of the roof. The four-seater enters 2018 with important p...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2018 FIAT 500
Abarth Cabrio FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 10.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
157 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
183 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.83 in x 3.31 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 Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 40.7 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 31.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 5.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 144.4 in
Width 71.9 in 73.5 in
Height 58 in 59.2 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 90.6 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
2018 FIAT 500
Abarth Cabrio FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brillante Red
  • Granito Gray
  • Laser Blue Metallic
  • Metallo Gray
  • Oliva Green Pearl
  • Perla White Tri-Coat
  • Pompei Silver
  • Vesuvio Black Pearl

Option Packages

  • Beats Audio Package
  • GPS Navigation
  • Popular Equipment Package
  • Black, Premium Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Aisin F21-250 HD Auto
  • Wheels: 17" x 7.0" Forged Aluminum Hyper Black
  • Wheels: 17" x 7.0" Forged Bronze

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