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Price Comparison (MSRP): Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

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Invoice Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Lowest Total Price

Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T   
Difference: 6,575

Lowest Total Invoice

Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T   
Difference: 5,170
Model Year2015201520152015
ModelPriusBeetleBeetleBeetle
TrimFour1.8TTDIR-Line
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Base Price 28,435 20,695 25,330 25,450
Base Invoice 26,470 19,867 24,317 24,433
Solar Roof Package 3,820      
Floor mats 200      
Sunroof, Sound, and Nav Package   5,190 3,195  
Sunroof and Sound Package       3,225
Solar Roof Package       0
Floor mats       0
Sunroof, Sound, and Nav Package       0
Sunroof and Sound Package       3,095
Options (show) (change) 4,020 5,190 3,195 3,225
Options (show) (change) 3,545 4,983 3,067 3,095
Destination 825 820 820 820
Total Price 33,280 26,705 29,345 29,495
Total Invoice 30,840 25,670 28,204 28,348

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Summary

For this 2015 Toyota Prius vs. 2015 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's price is $3,720 lower than the Toyota Prius Four'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, the Toyota Prius Four includes additional features worth $3405. 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 $3405 adjustment for the Toyota Prius Four's additional features, the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T is $3,720 less than the Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 3,720
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 2,544
Model Year2015201520152015
ModelPriusBeetleBeetleBeetle
TrimFour1.8TTDIR-Line
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Engine98hp I4 H170hp I4150hp I4 D210hp I4
TransmissionCVTM5M6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers120, 8400, 9400, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)195/65-15235/45-18215/55-17235/45-18
Total Price33,28026,70529,34529,495
Adjustments for Features-3,405-550-7750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price29,87526,15528,57029,495
Cost Above Minimum002,4153,340
Total Invoice30,84025,67028,20428,348
Adjustments for Features-3,155-529-7450
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice27,68525,14127,45928,348
Cost Above Minimum002,3183,207

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Features Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year2015201520152015
ModelPriusBeetleBeetleBeetle
TrimFour1.8TTDIR-Line
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000   
5-speed manual $0  
6-speed manual  $150$150
FWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Power rear side windows$200   
Remote air conditioning$25   
Remote app $25$25$25
Universal garage door opener$100   
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Backup collision intervention $250$250 
Blind spot warning system $200$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100   
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40   
Overhead sunglass holder$25   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100   
Automatic climate control, front$200   
CD changer, in-dash   $325
CD player$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0   
HD radio$50  $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15$15
iPod integration $100$100$100
Navigation system$600$600$600 
Rear wiper$175   
SD Card slot $25$25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader$50   
Traffic + travel information$25   
USB port$100   
Voice control for nav and audio$100   
Exterior 
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0
Rear spoiler$200  $200
Solar panel$300   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150   
Automatic headlights$125   
Boost gauge  $75$75
Cornering lights   $25
Digital instruments$0   
Fog lights   $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350   
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50   
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50   
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25   
Tachometer $75$75$75
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25
Visor mirror, driver $10$10$10
Visor mirror, passenger $10$10$10
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50   
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50
Metal pedals   $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100   
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100   
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100   
Power recliner, driver seat$100   
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100   
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200   
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0
Total Value of Features$5,165$2,310$2,535$1,760
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,405$550$775$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,155-529-7450

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Prius vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year20152015
ModelPriusBeetle
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Wheelbase106.3 in100.0 in
Length176.4 in168.4 in
Width68.7 in71.2 in
Height58.7 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,043 lb.3,013 lb.
Fuel Capacity11.9 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.6 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.9 in55.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room52.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.5 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.1 in49.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.0 in31.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.6 ft315.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
39.6 ft329.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota Prius Four

Solar Roof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Telematics service, such as OnStar350Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
DVD-compatible player0No
Sunroof900Yes
Solar panel300No
Remote air conditioning25No
Total Requested125065%
Total Not Requested67535%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T

Sunroof, Sound, and Nav Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
235/45HR18 tires400No
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Sunroof900Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Backup collision intervention250No
CD changer, in-dash200No
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
HD radio50Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested220055%
Total Not Requested182545%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Sunroof, Sound, and Nav Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Sunroof900Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Backup collision intervention250No
Total Requested150056%
Total Not Requested120044%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Beetle R-Line

Sunroof and Sound Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Sunroof900Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
HD radio50Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested160074%
Total Not Requested57526%

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