• 2013 Volkswagen Beetle

    #10 in 2013 Subcompact Cars

  • 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid

    #9 in 2009 Compact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $19,995
    • $23,650
    • Avg. Paid
    • $8,850
    • $6,269

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.9 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 7.4 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.3 /10
    • 7.2 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.0 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • Safety
    • 8.7 /10
    • 9.5 /10
    • Reliability
    • 4.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Numerous standard features
      • Peppy Turbo model
      • TDI’s great fuel economy
      • Outstanding fuel economy ratings
      • Class-leading safety scores
      • Many standard features
    • Cons
      • Noisy base engine
      • Limited cargo space
      • Slow acceleration
      • Limited cargo space
      • Lackluster performance
      • Cramped second-row seats

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Automatic
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I5 2.5L/151
    • Gas/Electric I4 1.3L/82
    • MPG
    • 22 City / 31 Hwy
    • 40 City / 45 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Coupe
    • 4 Door Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 99.9
    • 106.3
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 168.4
    • 177.3
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 71.2
    • 69.0
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 58.5
    • 56.3
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    •  
    • Standard
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2939
    • 2877
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    •  
    • Compact Spare Tire
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Locks
    •  
    • Optional
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Optional
    •  
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    •  
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    •  
    • Optional
    • Front Reading Lamps
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Seat Heat Ducts
    •  
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    •  
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    •  
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    •  
    • Standard
    • Rear Floor Mats
    •  
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    •  
    • Optional
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Standard
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Passenger Mirror
    •  
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 4
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 85.1
    • 90.9
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.4
    • 39.4
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.3
    • 42.2
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 55.3
    • 53.6
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • 51.9
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.1
    • 37.4
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 31.4
    • 34.6
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 49.0
    • 52.3
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • 51.0
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 12.0
    • 10.4
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    •  
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    •  
    • Optional
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    •  
    • Standard
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    •  
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    •  
    • Standard
    • Premium Synthetic Seats
    • Standard
    •  
    • Heated Front Seats
    • Standard
    •  
    • Driver Lumbar
    • Standard
    •  
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    •  
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    •  
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
    •  
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    •  
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    •  
    • Standard
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    • 5 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    •  
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I5
    • Gas/Electric I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.5L/151
    • 1.3L/82
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 170 @ 5700
    • 110 @ 6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 177 @ 4250
    • 123 @ 1000 - 2500
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • CVT
    • Turning diameter
    • 35.4
    • 34.8
    Fuel
    • Hybrid Fuel
    •  
    • Standard
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    •  
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 22
    • 40
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 31
    • 45
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 14.5
    • 12.3
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • - TBD -
    • MacPherson strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • - TBD -
    • Multi-link
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    •  
    • Standard
    • Continuously Variable Trans
    •  
    • Standard
    • Manual
    • Standard
    •  
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    •  

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