2017 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2017 MINI Cooper

Drivers in the market for an iconic and high-performing subcompact vehicle have more than likely taken a look at both of the vehicles that we have on display today: the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle and 2017 MINI Cooper. Both have made waves in the automotive industry on the backs of their timeless designs, ability to withstand any challenge, and prove to be endearing to owners throughout the generations. But how well do these legendary cars stand up to each other?

Our team at New Century Volkswagen is committed to helping you make an informed decision about which vehicle is best for your situation, so we did some research and put the Beetle and MINI Cooper up to the test. Without further ado let’s jump right in and see what these two kings can do for you and your family!

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2017 Beetle vs 2017 MINI Cooper
$19,995 MSRP $20,950
1.8-L turbocharged Inline 4 / 170 hp Engine/Horsepower 1.5-L 3 cylinder / 134 horsepower
24 city / 33 highway Fuel Economy 28 city / 38 highway
5 star NHTSA Crash Test Rating 4 star

2017 Volkswagen Beetle near Los Angeles CA

Besides their classic nameplates, the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle near Los Angeles CA and 2017 MINI Cooper have much to offer for you as a driver, notably with both offering excellent fuel efficiency. In addition, for inexpensive price points you can expect similar amounts of cargo space and technological advancements to keep you connected to your world on the road. However, where the Beetle pulls away from the MINI Cooper is in its power under the hood. Its 1.8-liter turbocharged engine produces up to 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, greatly exceeding that of the MINI Cooper and its three cylinder engine. In addition, the Beetle has a much greater ability to keep you safe and secure behind the wheel, with a 5-star NHTSA Crash Test Rating thanks to available features like:

  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Park Pilot
  • High strength steel safety cage
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)
  • Many more!

If you would like more information on the 2017 Beetle and its features, feel free to contact our sales team here at New Century Volkswagen. We can get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss further features and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that the Beetle is the right subcompact vehicle for you. Stop in and see us today!

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