2013 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2013 Volkswagen GTI

To start off, both 2013 Volkswagen Beetle and 2013 Volkswagen GTI were released in the same year (2013). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. Both 2013 Volkswagen Beetle and 2013 Volkswagen GTI are equipped with a 2,000 cc engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 197 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Volkswagen Beetle weights approximately 4 kg more than 2013 Volkswagen GTI.

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, both vehicles can yield 281 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Volkswagen GTI
Make Volkswagen Volkswagen
Model Beetle GTI
Year Released 2013 2013
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2000 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 5100 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 281 Nm 281 Nm
Torque RPM 1700 RPM 1700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 92 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type 6-speed manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1380 kg 1376 kg
Vehicle Length 4278 mm 4213 mm
Vehicle Width 1808 mm 1779 mm
Vehicle Height 1486 mm 1469 mm
Wheelbase Size 2537 mm 2578 mm
Fuel Consumption 6.7 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 10.3 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 55 L


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