2019 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

2019 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle has stood the test of time and remains one of the most recognizable models on the road today. The semi-circular “slug bug” look is exclusively a Beetle, but despite its popularity, Volkswagen has announced they will be done making it after the 2019 model. This may be sad news to some, but we’re taking the opportunity to enjoy the latest production of the iconic coupe. See how the old compares to the new as we look at the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2018 Volkswagen Beetle!

The last edition of the Beetle might be its best yet. Volkswagen decided to go all out with this model since it won’t be made anymore. It now has four trim levels to choose from – S, SE, Final Edition S, and Final Edition SE. upgrades include standard Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Traffic Alert across all trim levels. See how else these two compare below, and what you can expect from the newest Beetle!

2019 Volkswagen Beetle


2018 Volkswagen Beetle

$20,895 Starting MSRP $20,220
2.0L 4-cylinder Base Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder
174 hp Horsepower 174 hp
9 Color Options 10

What’s New in the 2019 Beetle?

Looking for a reason to switch your current car to the newest Beetle? If so, you’re in good company. Volkswagen’s announcement to cease production of the slug bug has been met with anticipation of what they plan to do with the final model. Exterior enhancements include standard body-colored side mirrors with integrated turn signals, body-colored door handles, and chrome accents on the side sills. Some of the other features made standard or available in the latest Beetle include:

  • KESSY® keyless access with push-button start
  • heated seats
  • leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel with unique “Beetle” clip
  • stainless steel pedal caps and metal scuff plates
  • unique Safari Uni color dashpad
  • Climatronic®
  • gloss-black center console
  • three-color ambient lighting

These are just a few of the features you’ll find in the 2019 Beetle. While we’re sad to see the iconic Beetle go away, we’re proud to offer models for you to choose from here at Hall Cars in Brookfield. Schedule a test drive on our website today!

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