2016 Volkswagen Beetle vs MINI Cooper Convertible

2016 VW Beetle vs MINI Convertible
2016 Volkswagen Beetle 2016 MINI Convertible
  1.8 L Base Engine 1.5 L
  14.5 gal. Fuel Capacity 11.6 gal.
  170 hp @ 4800 rpm Horsepower 134 hp @ 4400 rpm
  184 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm Torque 162 ft-lbs. @ 1250 rpm
  55.3 in. Front shoulder room 51.0 in.

2016 VW Beetle vs MINI

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While some people love cars that have much space to accommodate each member of their family in peace, others prefer a vehicle that is small in size that can easily maneuver through tight parking lots. When you have decided to pick a compact and small car, you might find it hard to settle for a particular model given there are many of them to choose from. A perfect scenario is when you have to compare between the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle and the MINI Convertible.

Both vehicles are highly recognized and are available with a variety of color options. They are two enjoyable icons with each containing a long history and loyal customer base. Delivering different levels of value, the two are efficient and has unique designs. Besides, these two vehicles feature premium materials that rival one another. The 2016 Beetle outshines the MINI with more power and interior space. The Beetle is one of the most loved vehicles in the automotive generation with consumers falling for its iconic shape.


2016 VW Beetle interior

The VW Beetle provides a relatively more amount of interior space than the MINI convertible. It comes with 37.1 inches of rear-seat headroom, 41.3 inches of front legroom and 55.3 inches of front shoulder room. Both real and front passengers benefit from the overall interior volume of 85cu-ft. Also, the Beetle provides almost double the storage space of the MINI with a cargo capacity of 15.4 cu ft. The Beetle does not stop with space, its six-way manually adjustable front seats with lumbar give you and your passengers a comfortable ride. Standard features such as leather-wrapped malfunction steering wheel, shifter knob and brake level and power windows with one-touch up and down makes the 2106 VW Beetle stylish.


The VW Beetle is also superior when it comes to performance driving experience. The Beetle comes with a 1.8-litre turbo four-cylinder engine delivering an impressive 170 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The MINI Convertible features a 1.5-litre turbo three-cylinder engine managing 134 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. In case you desire an even more efficient performance, you can get the powerful Line model. This model has a 2.0 liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine that offers a 210 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.


The Volkswagen comes with a broad range of impressive technology features. Among them is the new MIB II infotainment system which offers USB and VW-Car Net App-Connect. This gives you the ability to access selected applications from your smartphone directly through the vehicle’s head unit. Volkswagen Car-Net’s connected vehicle services umbrella also includes connected car services, advanced telematics, and enhanced navigation that is available by subscription. Also, the Beetle’s award-winning Fender Premium Audio System and Sirius XM Satellite Radio is also available. Safety technology is also a big plus for the 2106 Beetle. It includes an electronic stability control and Volkswagen’s car-net telematics system. The Volkswagen beetle’s vintage touches and turbo thrust make the Volkswagen a good subcompact car. Consequently, it outmatches the MINI Convertible.

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