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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
MSRP
$23,600
Invoice
$21,924
Average Price Paid
$21,852
232 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
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2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,191
2 listings nationwide

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2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,028
7 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 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Minor design tweaks, more standard safety and convenience features, and more manual transmissions arrive as the standout changes for the Civic's 2020 model year. Last redesigned for th...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

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 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
50
JUSTIN writes:
Good A-to-B car, has lots of room for the segment, decent power. Not very exciting, but makes a terrific da...
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"More space, has 4-doors, softer ride."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD better.
"A lot of technology and research geared toward better sports performance makes it more valuable. It has an LSD, dynamic exhaust, dynamic suspension, a better sound system, better infotainment, better aerodynamics, bigger brakes, the list goes on. They’re definitely for a sportier drive but I like that because that’s what I was looking for. "
5
GuruMHYM3 writes:
electric seat in front - still requires moving back and raising steeting wheel to exit
GuruF8H9F writes:
Love the way it handles

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.87 in x 3.52 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
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 11.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 177.3 in
Width 71.9 in 70.9 in
Height 58 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 106.3 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 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD

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