By Staff Contributor.
The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe and the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible have the 2.5L engine option that is efficient, yet exhilarating, it’s almost like this spirited 2.5L engine has a split personality. 8.0 seconds 0-60 MPH with 170 HP and 177 lbs/ft torque gets a cool 22 city and 31 highway MPG for the coupe and the convertible getting 21/27 so a slight difference with the MPG.
2.5L Turbo Besides some serious hustle, this model also comes with a sport suspension and a dash-mounted performance gauge cluster. It has 6.8 seconds 0-60 MPH with 200 HP and 207 LBS/Ft Torque and gets on average 21 city 30 highway MPG. TDI Clean Diesel engine can give you a range of 594 miles on one tank, along with turbocharged performance, to help you use less fuel and more adrenaline plus goes 0-60 MPH in only 8.5 seconds with the 140 HP and 236 lbs/ft torques gets and awesome 28 city and 41 highway MPG.
2013 VW Beetle Coupe
Features include 17” Heritage Alloy wheels, dash-mounted performance gauges, it o has a lap timer, which comes in handy on a track, because we all know that everyone takes their Beetle to the track. The Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights that are brighter then the old halogen headlights and the new ones are more efficient. You can rock out to Beach Boys tunes on the Fender premium audio sound system, and easily see the touchscreen navigation system so you know where you are headed.
2013 VW Beetle Convertible
Topless perfect for summer, spring, fall and winter in places like Southern California. Just put the top down with a simple push of a switch and the Beetle. This model eatures for the convertible exterior include keyless access with just a push-button start, power foldable softtop and a choice of rim package. For the interior it is very roomy we tested it out with two nearly 6’ men in the rear seat. Color-matched dashboard with the TDI models, the multi-function sport steering wheel, split folding rear seats that can easily fits your surfboards plus you can customize the interior ambient lighting.
For your peace of mind the safety features are abundant with intelligent crash response system, front end crash-optimized, ESC (electronic stability control), automatic rollover support system and the ABS with HBA (which means Anti-lock breaking system). Of course the new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible with its cutting edge technology makes it a perfectly complete little package with Bluetooth, touchscreen sound system, touchscreen navigation, iPod cable and one of our favorites is the Fender premium audio sound system.
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe MSRP starts at only 19,995 for the base model 2.5L and tops out on the Turbo with sunroof, sound and navigation model at only $28,995. 2013 VW Beetle Convertible starts from base 2.5L model starting at only $29,995 with the Turbo 60’s Edition topping out at $32,395 depending on what engine, options and package or edition you select. With the difference in pricing that close we choose the Convertible for topless driving when you want and top up when you need.
(Note: All vehicles provided by manufacturers for comparison test purposes. Photos provided by Volkswagen.)