Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius c than the Volkswagen Beetle. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Toyota Prius c and the Volkswagen Beetle in the front seats.
With the Volkswagen Beetle you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Prius c, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota Prius c will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Toyota Prius c and the Volkswagen Beetle have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Toyota Prius c is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Beetle, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Toyota Prius c, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Beetle.
The Toyota Prius c has much less torque than the Volkswagen Beetle, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Toyota Prius c has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Beetle, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius c is significantly less powerful than the Volkswagen Beetle. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The Toyota Prius c offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen Beetle, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.
The Toyota Prius c comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Beetle.
Compare the 2014 Toyota Prius c and the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle.
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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $250|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.10%||--|
|City MPG:||53||22 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||46||31 - 41|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$18,127 - $21,746||$19,195 - $28,795|
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