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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,782
12 listings nationwide

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2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,637

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Kyree Rollerson 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...

2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews

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:
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."
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
33 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
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
10.3:1
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
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
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 -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 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
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 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 183.3 in
Width 71.9 in 70.9 in
Height 58 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 107.7 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
2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD

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