2017 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2017 Nissan Juke

Perhaps the most recognizable vehicle in history, the Volkswagen Beetle knows a thing or two about making a lasting impression. For 2017, this classic compact gets an array of available modern updates like Bi-Xenon headlights, V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, driver-assist features, Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and more. If you want a vehicle that is as memorable as you are, you can’t go wrong with the 2017 VW Beetle.

It's the battle of the uniquely-shaped compacts! On one side you have the Beetle, a timeless icon in the automotive industry and a vehicle that knows how to carve out a niche. On the other side you have the Juke, a new player that is part crossover, part sportscar. Compare the two below and see which one is right for you!

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2017 Volkswagen Beetle vs 2017 Nissan Juke
$19,995 Starting MSRP $20,250
1.8L TSI®, 16-valve, DOHC, in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with intercooler and direct fuel injection Engine 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 16-valve turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
33 MPG Fuel Economy (Highway) 32 MPG
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Test Drive the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle in Fresno CA

If a versatile compact is what you are looking for, check out the new VW Beetle. All trim lines come with an impressive 1.8L TSI®, 16-valve, DOHC turbocharged engine with intercooler and direct fuel injection that gets 170 horsepower. This is compared to the Nissan Juke's standard engine, a 1.6L DOHC 16-valve turbocharged engine that gets a horsepower rating of 188. Both engines are standardly mated to automatic transmission's with sport mode; however, only the Beetle's transmission features Tiptronic, which allows you to shift manually for more control.

One of the reasons people love to choose the Beetle over any other vehicle is because of its fun options that really help you to stand out from the crowd. While the 2017 Juke may come available with customizable accents, the Beetle features color accenting plus special editions! Choose from the #PinkBeetle, which features Fresh Fuchsia Paint and plenty of fabulous features, or the Beetle Dune, which comes with the design (and heart!) of a dune buggy. And for those who live the carefree life, the 2017 VW Beetle comes available as a convertible. Any way you look at it, the Beetle can shift your joy into overdrive.

If you would like to test drive the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle, stop by Michael Volkswagen and take one for a test drive today!

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Steering Wheel
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Red Interior
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Modern Gauges
2017 Volkswagen Beetle Grille

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