THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds

USED CAR BUYER'S GUIDE


Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Recalls | Service Bulletins | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid      CUV
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
Click to print
Compare Cars Side by Side on
Features and Specifications


Vehicle 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible S PZEV
12-Volt, 60-Amp/Hour Battery No Yes
14-Volt, 140-Amp Alternator No Yes
18-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
23-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2.5-Liter, I5, 20-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 150@5000, Torque Of 170@3750, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head No Yes
2 Front and 1 Rear, 3 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets Yes Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
525-Amp/Hour Battery Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. No Yes
Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 7-in. and Rear 18-in. X 7-in. Yes No
AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; SIRIUS Satellite Radio Yes No
Analog Clock Yes No
Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) Traction Control No Yes
Audible Warning Include Headlights-On No Yes
Audio Pre-Wiring No Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic/Delayed Locking and Automatic Headlights Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delay Yes No
Automatic High/Low Beam Control Single Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Automatic Rollover Supports(TM) Automatic Safety Rollbar No Yes
AUTOSTICK Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
(Available Only In ME, VT, NH, MA, CT, RI, NY, CA, PA, AZ, DE, OH, O.R, MD, NJ, NV and WV) No Yes
Battery Saver Yes No
Brake Assistance Yes No
Carpeted Cargo Mat Yes No
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Chrome Grille, Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Body Color Exterior Door Handles, Chrome Exhaust Pipe and Chrome Side Windows Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Delayed Power Retention System No Yes
Digital Clock No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror Yes No
Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution No Yes
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via ABS No Yes
Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Flexible Fuel 3.6-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 283@6400, Torque Of 260@4400, Alloy Block, Alloy Cylinder Heads; Runs On Ethanol/Gas Mixture With Up To 85 Percent Ethanol (Primary Fuel Economy With 100% Gasoline Is 19-City, 29-Highway and 22-Combined; Secondary Fuel Economy With 85% Ethanol Is 14-City, 21-Highway and 17-Combined) Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints Yes Yes
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes Yes
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes No
Front and Rear P225/50TR18 BSW Touring As Tires Yes No
Front and Rear Power Windows With Front One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Armrest Storage Yes No
Front Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Crumple Zone No Yes
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Dual Reading Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height, Manual Memory and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Heated Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 288-mm X 25-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 232-mm X 9-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 292-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 302-mm Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Pretensioners Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Reading Lights Yes No
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Front Vanity Mirror Yes No
Glass Rear Window on Convertible Yes No
Glass Rear Window On Convertible No Yes
Green Tinted Glass No Yes
Hard Drive with 28GB total; Yes No
Hard Top Yes No
Hill Start Control Yes No
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and touring Ride Type Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and touring Ride Type Yes No
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit Yes No
In-Glass Radio Antenna No Yes
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Interior Pollen Air Filter No Yes
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H No Yes
Leatherette Seats No Yes
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Lockable Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Locking Differential No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Memory Device Reader Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Convertible Top, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Perimeter Lighting, Power Windows, Remote Ignition, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm No Yes
Oil Cooler Yes Yes
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote Yes No
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote and Interior Switch Yes No
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up, One-Touch Down and Pinch Protection No Yes
Premium 5.5 AM/FM Radio With 10 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; Sirius(TM) Satellite Radio No Yes
Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote or Internal Switch With Automatic Locking No Yes
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights No Yes
PZEV Emissions No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Rear Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest No Yes
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes Yes
Rear Seat Pass Through No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Remote Ignition Yes No
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 36-Months, 36,000-Miles Yes No
Rollover Sensor No Yes
SBRP205/55HR16, All-Season Tires No Yes
Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Seat Type=bench Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking No Yes
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Telescoping Steering Column No Yes
Temporary Full-Size Spare Tire No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes No
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Trunk Light No Yes
Universal Garage Door Opener Yes No
Valet Lockout No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer and Exterior Monitoring No Yes
Vehicle Speed Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Fuel and Oil Pressure Yes No
Warning Lights Include Seatbelts Unfastened and Fuel Cap No Yes
Wheel Locks No Yes
Wind Deflector For Convertibles Yes No
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth Enabled Devices with Bluetooth Streaming Audio Yes No






Fuel Economy | Crash Results

Compar-A-Graphs:
4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds