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Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL   
Difference: $3,214

Lowest Total Invoice

Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL   
Difference: $2,114

For this 2016 Toyota Prius vs. 2016 Volkswagen Beetle price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Prius vs. Beetle Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Prius and Beetle will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL's price is $2,134 lower than the Toyota Prius Four Touring's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Prius vs. Beetle Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL, the Toyota Prius Four Touring includes additional features worth $2430. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $2430 adjustment for the Toyota Prius Four Touring's additional features, the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL is $2,134 less than the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2016201620162016
TrimFourFour Touring1.8T SELR-Line SEL
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Base Price $28,650 $30,000 $25,975 $31,450
Base Invoice $26,671 $27,927 $24,937 $30,193
Floor mats 225 225    
Illuminated door sill trim plates 299 299    
Floor mats 140 140    
Illuminated door sill trim plates 225 225    
Options (show) (change) 524 524 0 0
Options (show) (change) 365 365 0 0
Destination 835 835 820 820
Total Price $30,009 $31,359 $26,795 $32,270
Total Invoice $27,871 $29,127 $25,757 $31,013

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 2,134
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 1,113
Model Year2016201620162016
TrimFourFour Touring1.8T SELR-Line SEL
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Engine95hp I4 H95hp I4 H170hp I4210hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6?, 6?, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)195/65-15215/45-17235/45-18235/40-19
Total Price30,00931,35926,79532,270
Adjustments for Features-205-2,4300-1,150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price29,80428,92926,79531,120
Cost Above Minimum875004,325
Total Invoice27,87129,12725,75731,013
Adjustments for Features-190-2,2570-1,105
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice27,68126,87025,75729,908
Cost Above Minimum811004,151

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Features Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year2016201620162016
TrimFourFour Touring1.8T SELR-Line SEL
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100 
6-speed manual   $150
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000  
Cruise control$250 $250$250
Power rear side windows$200$200  
Remote app  $25$25
Universal garage door opener$100$100  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200  
Automatic braking, low-speed $200  
Backup collision intervention  $250$250
Forward collision warning $200  
Knee airbag, driver$100$100  
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200  
Lane departure warning system $200  
Obstacle detection, rear  $300$300
Pedestrian detection $50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100  
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75  
Temporary spare tire  $150$150
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40  
Console with shifter  $150$150
Console without shifter$150$150  
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $0$0
Apple CarPlay support  $0$0
Automatic climate control, front$200$200  
DVD-compatible player$0$0  
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15
Mirrorlink support  $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175  
Rear wiper$175$175  
SD Card slot  $25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300$300
Variable intermittent wipers  $75$75
Wireless charging station$75$75  
Active grille shutters$0$0  
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0
Rear spoiler  $200$200
Sunroof  $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200  
Boost gauge   $75
Chronometer   $100
Cornering lights   $75
Detailed driving style feedback$100$100  
Digital instruments$0$0  
Fog lights $125 $125
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25$25  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Tachometer  $75$75
Visor mirror, driver  $10$10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10$10
Xenon HID headlights   $500
Automatic start / stop$150$150  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50  
Door sill trim plates  $100$100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200  
Leather door panel trim   $250
Leather seating surfaces   $900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50
Metal pedals   $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100  
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200  
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0
Total Value of Features$4,640$6,865$4,435$5,585
Value of Feature Adjustments$205$2,430$0$1,150
Value of Feature Adjustments-190-2,2570-1,105

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year20162016
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in100.0 in
Length178.7 in168.4 in
Width69.3 in71.2 in
Height58.1 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,076 lb.3,013 lb.
Fuel Capacity11.3 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.2 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in49.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom33.4 in31.4 in
Cargo Volume,
24.6 ft315.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
62.7 ft329.9 ft3

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