2016 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2016 Smart Fortwo

City cars have undergone a serious resurgence in the minds of American consumers, as drivers are beginning to put more emphasis on compact, fun cars that offer comfort and fuel efficiency for a low price tag. Two of the frontrunners of this movement are the classic 2016 Volkswagen Beetle and the new, innovative 2016 Smart Fortwo. Both vehicles bring tons of personality and head-turning ability with them, as well as impressive punch, fuel economy and technological features to keep drivers of all kinds satisfied. Our team at Owens Murphy Volkswagen wanted to put these two beloved city cars to the test, in order to help you, the driver, make a better decision about which is best for you.

At first glance, it may not seem like the 2016 Beetle and 2016 Fortwo share many similarities. The Fortwo features a much smaller engine, is much lighter and smaller than the 2016 Beetle. However, both actually do stack up very well against one another in areas such as safety capabilities and tech features. It’s time to see how these two cars match up.

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2016 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2016 Smart Fortwo
25 miles per gallon city, 34 highway Fuel Efficiency 34 miles per gallon city, 39 highway
1.8 L 4 cylinder Engine Size 1.0 L 3-cylinder
170 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque Horsepower/Torque 89 horsepower, 100 lb ft of torque
2,948 lbs Curb weight 1,984 lbs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle in Little Rock AR

The 2016 Smart Fortwo is certainly a worthy competitor and solid vehicle in its own right, but there is no denying that for drivers who desire a quirky, fun automobile with impressive fuel range and safety features, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle in Little Rock AR is the complete package. The Beetle comes standard with a 14.5 gallon engine, which combined with 34 highway miles per gallon adds up to a range of about 500 miles! The Beetle has obtained a 5 star safety rating from the NHTSA as well, and drivers get access to Volkswagen’s Car-Net digital user interface, allowing for hands free access to media streaming, navigation and communication.

Ever since its inception the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle in Little Rock AR has been a testament to American youth; its classic design, ingenuity and surprising kick leads it to be a very capable car for any driver or circumstance. We encourage you to contact our sales team at Owens Murphy Volkswagen if you would like to schedule a test drive and see what the Beetle’s hype is all about!

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Little Rock AR performance
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Little Rock AR
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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Little Rock AR styling

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