2018 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2018 Subaru Impreza

Hatchbacks are an excellent compact option for car drivers who want a more stylish and mobile alternative to the sedan. One of the world's most famous hatchbacks, if not the most famous hatchback ever, is back in the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle. But is the Beetle such a well-regarded vehicle for its specs, or rather just because of its iconic design?

To combat this misinformed idea, we've selected some healthy competition. Today, we're going to compare the new 2018 Volkswagen Beetle against an apt competitor: the 2018 Subaru Impreza. Let's take a look and see how the two great hatchback models do in a head-to-head battle.

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2018 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2018 Subaru Impreza
2 L Base Engine 2 L
174 hp / 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 152 hp / 145 lb-ft
26 City / 33 Highway Fuel Economy 24 City / 31 Highway
$20,220 MSRP $19,355

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Orwigsburg, PA

While the 2018 Impreza is formidable and an impressively designed hatchback, the clear winner is the 2018 Beetle based on its superior technical aspects. Although the Impreza does have a favorable price by a slim margin, the Beetle is a much better buy due to the value of features you'll have access to upon purchase. Many of the Beetle's additional features include:

  • Rollover Protection System
  • Interior Cargo Shade
  • Front and Rear Tow Hooks
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers
  • And many more!

The brand-new 2018 Volkswagen Beetle is out now. Give a call to your local Volkswagen dealer to see if they have any of the Beetle's 3 remarkable trims in stock. You'll find a bundle of options here at J. Bertolet Volkswagen for those in the area of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania. Stop on in today to learn more!

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Exterior Shots
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Steering and Dashboard
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Back Seats
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Parking

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