Compare the New 2015 Volkswagen Beetle With the 2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard
The Volkswagen Beetle and the MINI Cooper are two European icons, known for their iconic looks, sporty performance, and sense of fun. However, when you compare the two, the Beetle comes out on top. Read on to find out more, then come take a new 2015 Beetle for a test drive at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard!
|2015 Volkswagen Beetle||2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door|
|1.8L Turbocharged I4||Base Engine||1.5L Turbocharged 3-Cylinder|
|170 hp||Base Engine Horsepower||134 hp|
2015 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door: Design Information
The Beetle and the MINI Cooper have distinctly different design technologies: the Beetle is influenced by the smooth lines and prominent curves of its predecessors, while the MINI Cooper is influenced by its predecessors' square shape. As such, the Beetle is undeniably sleeker. In addition, the Beetle has a classy interior that's laid out in an intuitive and comfortable way.
2015 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door: Performance Information
The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle gives you a choice of three powerful engines. The standard 1.8-liter turbocharged I4 engine (paired with either 5-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission) generates 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. If you want even more power, the Beetle R-Line comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter I4 engine (with either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission) that generates 210 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. For both power and efficiency, the Beetle TDI comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 diesel engine that generates 150 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the MINI Cooper comes with a turbocharged 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine that only generates 134 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Even the more powerful engine on the Cooper S (a turbocharged 2.0-liter I4 engine) only generates 189 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque--less than the equivalent Beetle engine.
2015 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door: Safety Features
Both the Beetle and the MINI Cooper are safe vehicles. However, the Beetle has cutting-edge safety features like hydraulic brake assist, anti-intrusion side door beams, automatic locking retractors, crash-optimized front end, advanced airbags, and much more.
Find Amazing Volkswagen Vehicles at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard, Located in Seattle, Washington
When you're looking for a Volkswagen, head to Carter Volkswagen in Ballard, serving Bellevue and Renton. We're proud to be home of the hassle-free experience. This means that, when you're browsing our wide selection of new Volkswagen vehicles, pre-owned vehicles, and WorldAuto Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, our salespeople are dedicated to helping you find the vehicle that's right for you--and when you find it, we'll do our best to ensure that your buying or leasing experience is smooth and free of hassle and frustration. We're also proud to have a state of the art service center, as well as a parts store where you can find a selection of genuine VW parts and accessories. To schedule a test drive, give us a call at (855) 587-0726; then, come by Carter Volkswagen in Ballard, serving Kirkland and Redmond. We're located at 5202 Leary Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107. We look forward to seeing you here at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard!