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2018 Ford C-Max Hybrid vs. 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford C-Max Hybrid than the Volkswagen Beetle. The Ford C-Max Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Beetle.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford C-Max Hybrid as you will with the Volkswagen Beetle, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford C-Max Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Beetle. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford C-Max Hybrid and the Volkswagen Beetle have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford C-Max Hybrid is about the same width as the Volkswagen Beetle. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford C-Max Hybrid, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Beetle.

Drivetrain
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has much less torque than the Volkswagen Beetle, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Beetle, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford C-Max Hybrid has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Beetle, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Ford C-Max Hybrid offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen Beetle, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford C-Max Hybrid will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Beetle.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford C-Max Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Beetle.

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2018 Ford
C-Max Hybrid

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MSRP*: $24,120 - $27,275

2018 Volkswagen
Beetle

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MSRP*: $20,220 - $26,790
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City MPG: 42 26
Highway MPG: 38 33 - 34
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 6 years/72,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $23,035 - $26,048 $19,411 - $25,719

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.