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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Volkswagen Beetle Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Volkswagen Beetle Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,735

Volkswagen Beetle SE   
Difference: $8,185

Lowest Total Invoice: $26,343

Volkswagen Beetle SE   
Difference: $8,174

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIBeetle
TrimGTI AutobahnSE
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Base Price $35,070 $24,020
Base Invoice $33,667 $23,058
Premium Package   2,500
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   130
Floor mats   235
Premium Package   2,150
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   100
Floor mats   185
Options (change) 0 2,865
Options (change) 0 2,435
Destination 850 850
Total Price $35,920 $27,735
Total Invoice $34,517 $26,343

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Beetle SE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,070
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,220
Model Year20182018
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIBeetle
TrimGTI AutobahnSE
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Engine220hp I4174hp I4
TransmissionM6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18235/45-18
Total Price$35,920$27,735
Adjustments for Features-4,1150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,805$27,735
Total Invoice$34,517$26,343
Adjustments for Features-3,9540
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,563$26,343

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year20182018
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIBeetle
TrimGTI AutobahnSE
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Power rear side windows$200 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo mat $40
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Larger infotainment display$0 
Rear air vents$100 
Rear wiper$175 
SD Card slot $25
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
LED headlights$1000 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Visor mirror, driver $10
Visor mirror, passenger $10
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Limited-slip front differential$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,650$3,535
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,115$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,9540

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Model Year20182018
ModelGolf / Rabbit / GTIBeetle
Body4dr Hatch2dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.8 in100.0 in
Length167.6 in168.4 in
Width70.8 in71.2 in
Height58.2 in58.5 in
Curb Weight2,946 lb.3,013 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.9 in49.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in31.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.4 ft315.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
53.7 ft329.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Beetle SE

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
235/45HR18 tires400No
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Fog lights125Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Cornering lights50Yes
LED tail lights0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Total Requested135052%
Total Not Requested125048%

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