2017 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2017 Chevrolet Cruze

Many people prefer to drive smaller, compact cars. Why? Well, they have better handling, better mileage, they are easier to navigate and park, and a lighter and smaller frame just makes compact cars easier to manage on a busy road or highway. Still, even if you decide to buy a compact car, which one is for you? We've selected two of the best compact cars on the market to compare: the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze.

Even after you decide on the type of car you want, it's still very important to find the specific model that's a good fit. Which car has the features you need? Which car do you feel more comfortable in behind the wheel? We've taken the first steps and found some of the Beetle's and Cruze's most valuable qualities consumers want in a car. Let's take a look to see how the two compare:

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2017 Volkswagen Beetle  vs 2017 Chevrolet Cruze 
1.8 L
Base Engine 1.4 L
170 hp / 184 lb-ft
Horsepower / Torque 153 hp / 177 lb-ft
14.5 gal. Fuel Tank Capacity 13.7 gal.
$19,995 MSRP $19,525

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Both vehicles are excellent pieces of work, designed and built by reputable companies, but the winner is clear. The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle is a grand work of art. The Chevy Cruze may have a single extra seat if your passengers squeeze in the backseat, and a very small price reduction compared to the Beetle, but in all other aspects the Beetle is superior with better power, handling, cargo space, and an abundance of additional features to choose from. These include:

  • Park Pilot and Traffic Alert
  • VW Car-Net App-Connect
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights
  • Customizable Interior and Lighting
  • Power Tilting/Sliding Panoramic Sunroof
  • And more!

New and improved, the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle is back, merging its classic design with modern sensibilities. It's everything practical you need wrapped in tones of style and strength. The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle is available now for purchase at Garnet VW and other Volkswagen dealers. If you're interested in learning more about the 2017 Beetle, stop on in! We can answer all of your questions and even schedule a test drive to make sure the Beetle is a perfect fit for you!

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Models
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Steering
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Seating
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Exterior