Compare 2017 VW Convertible vs MINI Convertible

2017 Beetle Convertible vs MINI Convertible
2017 Beetle Convertible 2017 MINI Convertible
Horsepower
  170 hp 134 hp
Fuel Capacity
  14.5 gal. 11.6 gal.
Base Engine
  1.8 L 1.5 L

2017 Beetle Convertible vs MINI Convertible

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If you lean toward the fashionable, it's no wonder the 2017 Beetle Convertible is on your radar. Another 1960s retro look comes from the MINI Convertible. Comparing the two may help you decide which one is right for you.

Size

Both of these two-door convertibles seat four in a 2x2 setup. You'll find the VW Beetle is bigger, offering more space at every position. In addition to more space for people, it also has more space for your luggage. Convertibles don't have big trunks, but the Beetle works harder, giving you 7.1 cu.ft. By comparison, the MINI truly has a mini-trunk at 5.7 cubes.

Features

DThe VW starts you off right with a power-fold fabric top, automatic headlights and heated side mirrors. The convertible's seats are covered in leatherette. The front seats are heated, and there's adjustable colorized ambient lighting. The driver enjoys an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, and a rearview camera. The dash features a five-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth streaming audio features. The CD player has eight speakers, an aux-input, and a USB input. Most of these features require packages on the MINI.

Performance and Size

The Beetle becomes even more of a factor when you compare engines. From the base edition up, you get VW's jaunty 170-horsepower engine. As you can imagine, the VW has much more pickup. This is especially true because it's a turbo engine with an impressive level of torque to ensure quick acceleration. The VW kicks out 184 lb.-ft. of torque, beating the MINI by 20 lb.-ft.

Both of these two-door convertibles seat four in a 2x2 setup. You'll find the VW Beetle is bigger, offering more space at every position. In addition to more space for people, it also has more space for your luggage. Convertibles don't have big trunks, but the Beetle works harder, giving you 7.1 cu.ft. By comparison, the MINI truly has a mini-trunk at 5.7 cubes.


If you want something fun and original, it's no wonder you are thinking about the 2017 Beetle Convertible. Check out your choices at Prestige Volkswagen in Stamford, CT.

*MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer.
**EPA estimated MPG may vary by transmission, trim and individual driving behavior.

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