2006 Fiat Siena vs. 2009 Volkswagen Beetle

To start off, 2009 Volkswagen Beetle is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Fiat Siena. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Fiat Siena would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Volkswagen Beetle is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Volkswagen Beetle (114 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 13 more horse power than 2006 Fiat Siena. (101 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Volkswagen Beetle should accelerate faster than 2006 Fiat Siena.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Volkswagen Beetle (172 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Fiat Siena. (140 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Volkswagen Beetle will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Fiat Siena.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Fiat Siena 2009 Volkswagen Beetle
Make Fiat Volkswagen
Model Siena Beetle
Year Released 2006 2009
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1581 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 101 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 140 Nm 172 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.3:1
Top Speed 184 km/hour 180 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.1 seconds 11.7 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 3830 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2380 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8 L/100km 8.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 54 L 55 L


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