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 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible R-Line w/Sound 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
330-Amp/Hour 60 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
3-Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Automatic/Delayed Locking, Automatic Headlights, Exterior Mirrors, Steering Wheel and Seat No Yes
3-Position Memory Steering Column No Yes
4123-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Yes No
4.7-Liter, V8, 32-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 433@7600, Torque Of 361@4750, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode No Yes
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
829-Lb Payload Package Yes No
Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 8-in. and Rear 18-in. X 8-in. Yes No
Alloy Wheels Front 20-in. X 8.5-in. and Rear 20-in. X 10.5-in. No Yes
AM/FM Radio With 400-Watts, Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 9 Speakers Total; 6-disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Satellite Radio Yes No
AM/FM Radio With SurroundStag-Watts, Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume, AudioPilot Surround Sound and 12 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
Analog Clock No Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic/Delayed Locking Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off No Yes
Automatic High/Low Beam Control Adaptive Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights With Automatic Leveling No Yes
Automatic Safety Rollbar Yes Yes
Automatic Tilt Away Steering Column No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes Yes
Battery Saver Yes Yes
body-colored Doors, cloth Headliner, simulated carbon fibre Instrument Panel, leather Shift Knob and leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Brake Assistance Yes Yes
Cargo Area Tiedowns No Yes
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk Yes Yes
Chrome Grille, Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Chrome Exterior Door Handles, Chrome Exhaust Pipe and Chrome Side Windows No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Compass No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Digital Clock Yes No
Diversity In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Dual Adjustable Seat Height Yes No
Dual Black Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Electrochromic Exterior Rearview Mirrors With 3-Position Memory No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Free Scheduled Maintenance for 24 Months or 24000 Miles Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes Yes
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes Yes
Front and Rear Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up No Yes
Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Front and Rear Pretensioners No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes Yes
front and rear tires P235/45HR18 BSW All-Season Yes No
Front Armrest Storage Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Cigarette Lighter With Ashtray No Yes
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front Dual Heated Seats Yes No
Front Dual Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Heated Sport Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 6 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 6 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Heated Sport Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Power Memory, Passenger Side Adjusts 8 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Power Memory, Integral Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest No Yes
Front Foglights Yes Yes
Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front P245/35YR20 BSW Performance and Rear P285/35YR20 BSW Performance Tires No Yes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 312-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 272-mm Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet No Yes
Front Power Ventilated Disc and Rear Power Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Pretensioners Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Seat with Driver Manual Memory Yes Yes
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Front Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Genuine Wood Trim Located on Doors, Instrument Panel and Shift Knob No Yes
Glass Rear Window on Convertible Yes Yes
Hard Drive with 30GB total; No Yes
Hard Top Yes Yes
Headlight Washers No Yes
Heated Windshield Glass Yes No
Hill Start Control No Yes
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Illuminated Entry Doors No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type Yes No
Independent Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and touring Ride Type No Yes
Independent Wishbone Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and touring Ride Type No Yes
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit Yes No
In-Glass Radio Antenna No Yes
Interactive Adaptive Variable Suspension No Yes
intercooled turbo Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes Yes
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor Yes No
Internet Access Available Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Card Key and Key Fob Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Lockable Glovebox Yes No
Lockable Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Locking Fuel Filler Yes Yes
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Memory Device Reader Yes Yes
MP3 Player Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Perimeter Lighting, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid Yes No
Navigation Aid With Voice Activation No Yes
Oil Cooler Yes No
Oil Temperature Gauge Yes No
Overhead Console Storage Yes No
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes Yes
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes Yes
Power Electric Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes Yes
Power Sunshade Located on No Yes
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote and Interior Switch No Yes
Power Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Power Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Rear Bench Folding Seats Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors No Yes
Rear Folding Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes Yes
Rear Limited Slip Differential Yes No
Rear Mechanical Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle and On Multi-Function Remote No Yes
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Removable Hard Cargo Cover Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 36-Months, 36,000-Miles Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 48-Months, 50,000-Miles No Yes
Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes Yes
Seat Type=bucket No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear Yes Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Single Complex Surface Halogen Headlights Yes No
Spare Tire Credit/Delete No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telematics Includes Emergency SOS, Internet Services, Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Tracking Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes Yes
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes Yes
Turbocharged 2.0-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, 4, DOHC, DI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 210@5300, Torque Of 207@1700, Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head Yes No
ULEV II Emissions Yes No
Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
Valet Lockout Yes Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Location System Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Audio, Navigation System and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
V-Tex Leatherette Seats Yes No
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure Yes No
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Electrical System, Low Fuel and Oil Pressure No Yes
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