2017 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2017 Fiat 500 – Staten Island, NY

The new 2017 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2017 Fiat 500 have hit the streets, and they are making a show of it. Which has left drivers wondering which vehicle will be a better fit for them and their lifestyle. Island VW of Staten Island, NY is here to help make the head to head comparison of each vehicle to make sure you’re getting all that you desire out of your next vehicle purchase.


2017 Volkswagen Beetle

The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle is the original original. What do you get when you cross iconic design with modern features like stylish bumpers? You get a true original, once again. The Beetle has always been ahead of its time. And Volkswagen has taken its iconic look to the next level. The Beetle unites classic styling and modern technology. Additionally, they’ve made safety something fashionable with the sporty-style bumpers. These smartly designed front and rear bumpers add a sporty and modern touch to the classic VW Beetle. Plus, there’s the rear spoiler on the 2017 Beetle that gives a sleeker edge to the overall appearance of the car. So while you’re turning corners, it’s turning heads.

The Volkswagen Beetle has an unmistakable identity. From its retro-modern gauges to an available heritage-inspired glovebox, the Beetle will always show you what it’s made of. Also, there’s the flat-bottomed, multi-function steering wheel that helps you to be in control of the road, your music, and so much more. And with additional features such as customizable interior ambient lighting whose color you can change in the blink of an eye, and the leatherette seating surfaces – you truly will not run out of things to love about the new 2017 Volkswagen Beetle.


2017 Fiat 500

Say hello to the 2017 Fiat 500 – unmistakable Italian style, that is undeniably you. So don’t be afraid to stop and stare at the Italian flare. The Fiat 500 is iconic for a reason. The stylish exterior design draws you in. Then you discover its well kept secret – the surprisingly spacious interior. The innovative Fiat 500 makes this fun-sized ride a thrill to drive. Every detail of the Fiat 500 has been designed spectacularly with a purpose. Customized choices include up to 15 amazing stylish paint colors finished in metallic, nonmetallic or premium tri-coat. Sensually designed for a good time – the Fiat 500 was created for those who believe the sky’s the limit.

The 2017 Fiat 500 really brings forth the craftsmanship of control in their performance designed cockpit that provides all the space you need for all the perks you want. The one-touch power sunroof available on the Fiat 500 can tilt from the rear for ventilation or slide rearward to provide a full opening. The leather-wrapped steering wheel on the Fiat 500 features elegant stitching that’s easy to grip and soft to the touch. Integrated audio controls allow you to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road where they belong. Plus, premium cloth or available leather-trimmed bucket seats welcome you as you get behind the wheel of the Fiat 500. Front armrests add comfort to the drive for you and your passenger.


Volkswagen Beetle

  • Engine options offer good power
  • Quirky looks/personality get a lot of attention
  • You can finally get a #PinkBeetle
  • EPA MPG:
    24 City/33 HWY

Fiat 500

  • Cheeky styling inside & out
  • Thimble-size dimensions
  • Low base price
  • EPA MPG:
    31 City/38 HWY

Island VW of Staten Island, NY is here to help make sure that you make the right decision when it comes to your vehicle. Come test drive the new 2017 Volkswagen Beetle and see for yourself why its the right choice, every time.