Volkswagen Beetle vs. Volkswagen e-Golf

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Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$20,220
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
174 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TSI 174 HP DOHC 16V Turbo 4
100KW 134HP Electric

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.4 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
38.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.1 in.
103.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
168.8 in.
168.1 in.

Width

Width
71.9 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3020 .lbs
3455 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
174 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
184 ft. lbs.
214 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 gal.
Not Available

Combined

Combined
13 - 17 mpg
63 - 56 mpg

City

City
26 mpg
126 mpg

Highway

Highway
33 mpg
111 mpg

Safety Features

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen e-Golf

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
85.1 ft³.
93.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3020 lbs.
3455 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 mpg.
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Electric

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
Not Available

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46
2.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19
2.70

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23
3.61

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1
Not Available

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 - P215/60TR16
P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 - P215/60TR16
P205/55HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in.
11.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10 in.
10.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.4 in.
38.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
55.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
38.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
31.4 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49 in.
53.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.1 in.
103.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
168.8 in.
168.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.9 in.
70.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.6 in.
57.2 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
60.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.1 in.
59.5 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.4 ft³.
22.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
29.9 ft³.
52.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Beetle
Golf

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
Not Available

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Not Available

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
Not Available

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
Not Available

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Not Available