Volkswagen Jetta vs Volkswagen Beetle Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$22,995
Invoice
$22,075
Average Price Paid
$19,839
2,245 listings nationwide

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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
158 listings nationwide

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

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$20,749
Good Price
$19,051
Great Price
$18,080
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Fair Price
$26,875
Good Price
$25,291
Great Price
$24,385

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,257
28 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,275

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Small cars aren't asked to do much beyond the basics: provide efficient, reliable transportation at a manageable price. Plenty of models fit this form, and in some rare cases, they man...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
140
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New design I great. Much more open and comfortable in the cabin. Gas mileage is incredible with an astounding ...
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
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Specs

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Final Edition SE Convertible FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
39 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.7:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
3.25 in x 3.65 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
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 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 31.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 7.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 705 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 168.8 in
Width 70.8 in 71.9 in
Height 57.4 in 58 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 100.1 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
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

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