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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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2008 Toyota Camry Solara
SE
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,881
9 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...

2008 Toyota Camry Solara
SE

Toyota made no changes to the Camry Solara for 2008, fueling rumors that this will be the last year for the well-built but somewhat dated sport coupe. Like many vehicles in Toyota's li...

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."
2008 Toyota Camry Solara
SE
ROG5704 writes:
Excelent coupe style and convertible trim option
Charlotte writes:
Was very happy with the comfort and ride of the vehicle.
5
Toadsuck1 writes:
I have had both of the other cars and by far the Toyota Camry Solara SLE convertible is a better quality car ...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
2008 Toyota Camry Solara
SE
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
21 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
31 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
155 hp @ 6,000 RPM
155 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
158 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
158 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.48 in x 3.78 in
3.48 in x 3.78 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
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 31.4 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7.1 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 705 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.8 in 192.5 in
Width 71.9 in 71.5 in
Height 58 in 56.1 in
Wheelbase 100.1 in 107.1 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
2008 Toyota Camry Solara
SE

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