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Interested in the new VW Beetle? See how it fares against the competition with an analysis from Charles Maund Volkswagen

The VW Beetle is undeniably one of the most iconic cars on the road. With its rounded silhouette and chic style, the VW Beetle practically stands in a class unto itself. Of course, that does make it hard to compare to other vehicles. However, here at Charles Maund Volkswagen, we know that savvy car shoppers across Austin, TX want to know how the VW Beetle stacks up to the competition. So, we've gone ahead and put together a brief competitive breakdown that pits our new Volkswagen Beetle against a similar model, the Honda Fit.

Now, with a car as unique as the VW Beetle, we realize that the Honda Fit isn't necessarily a direct competitor, but it is the model closest in size and styling. That said, when you really dig into the features and capabilities of these two models, we're confident you'll find that there are a number of different reasons why the VW Beetle is the smarter choice overall.

  • The VW Beetle has more standard horsepower than the Honda Fit, meaning its much more engaging to drive for those who like to have fun behind the wheel.
  • When it comes to body styles, the VW Beetle is more versatile than the Honda Fit. The VW Beetle has both convertible and hatchback body styles, making it great for everything from open air cruising to running errands around town here in Austin. The Honda Fit only has a hatchback body style available.
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  • The VW Beetle offers powertrain limited warranty coverage for up to 6 years or 72,000 miles, while the Honda Fit only offers powertrain limited warranty coverage for up to 5 years or 60,000 miles.

Now, these are just a few of the ways the VW Beetle differentiates itself from its competitors, but we're confident that once you've explored our full comparison page linked above, you'll find the Volkswagen Beetle all the more appealing. So, feel free to learn more on our website or stop by our Austin, TX VW dealership to test drive the VW Beetle today!