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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
MSRP
$27,295
Invoice
$26,203
Average Price Paid
$26,428
161 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,400
Invoice
$21,738
Average Price Paid
$21,580
4,458 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
$26,812
Good Price
$25,133
Great Price
$24,173
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,312
Good Price
$20,942
Great Price
$20,159

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...

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

Say the phrase “compact car,” and what’s the first vehicle to come to mind? There’s a good chance it’s either a Toyota Corolla or this car, the Honda Civic. Both are cornerstones of a ...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
42 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 Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 182.3 in
Width 71.9 in 70.8 in
Height 58 in 55.7 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
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red

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