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Mazda Miata Surpasses Volkswagen Beetle

When you are looking for a sporty roadster, you want a vehicle which provides an amazing experience through performance, comfort, and style. When we compare the Mazda Miata vs.  Volkswagen Beetle, it is easy to see why these two vehicles are leaders in their class. Both the Miata and Beetle offer the performance and comfort you desire, while turning heads with their eye catching designs. Is the Mazda Miata or Volkswagen Beetle a better choice? At first glance it is not entirely clear as these vehicles appear very similar; however, a closer look shows the Mazda Miata comes out ahead of the Volkswagen Beetle.  

Both the  Mazda Miata and Volkswagen Beetle have impressive histories and they both continue to improve with each new model, so it is no wonder their popularity has yet to wane. Both the new Mazda Miata and Volkswagen Beetle provide an exciting driving experience when it comes to roadster convertibles, and choosing one of these vehicles may be a difficult decision for drivers.  When you look at the specs of the Mazda Miata and Volkswagen Beetle, you can see they are similar; however the Miata has a little more to offer. 

Looking closely at the Mazda Miata vs.  Volkswagen Beetle, you can see the Miata engine and horsepower is very similar to the Beetle engine and horsepower. Despite this, the Miata is a much lighter and more nimble ride. The Mazda Miata has been designed to provide the best possible ride that driver’s love, while the Volkswagen Beetle has a fun design that focuses more on its unique look. There is a reason the Miata is the most raced and best selling vehicle in its class, with an impressive award track record to boot. As far as sporty roadster convertibles go, the Mazda Miata really does surpass the Volkswagen Beetle. 

Best of all, the Mazda Miata is more affordable than the Volkswagen Beetle. You can pick up the fun and exciting Mazda Miata for as little as $23,970, while the Volkswagen Beetle will cost you a little more at $25,595. When you compare the Mazda Miata vs.  Volkswagen Beetle, the Miata comes out ahead. we have the new Mazda Miata in stock and we would love for you to stop by and check it out. Come see if the Mazda Miata is the vehicle for you. 

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We are a family-run, locally owned and operated dealership in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island specializing in new and used vehicle sales, and servicing all areas of the Comox Valley including Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River, Parksville, Nanaimo, Victoria and all of Vancouver Island.  Call us toll-free at 1-877-458-2110.

Come visit Vancouver Island's Premier pre-owned vehicle location across from Costco and Crown Isle in Courtenay, BC. We have an exceptionally large and fully reconditioned inventory with a complete 155-point inspection on every vehicle! Hundreds more on-line to choose from. We also service all makes and models with 6 service bays, including Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Ford, Dodge, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Hyundai, Jeep, Pontiac, Subaru, Kia, VW, BMW, Mercedes and so many more. Tour our welcoming facility, meet our staff and join us for a coffee!

We are the one of the busiest pre-owned vehicle dealerships on Vancouver Island. Along with our fine line of New Mazda cars and Used Mazda vehicles, we market pre-owned import and domestic brands of quality Cars, Trucks, Vans, CUV’s and SUV’s - you name it and we will find it - and can help you get into the car or truck you need, no matter your current credit situation, without hassle or delay. Let us help you!

For more than 20 years, Courtenay Mazda has been a trusted and respected used car dealer in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. We are dedicated to ensuring that you go far in a used car or truck, and it starts with an exclusive inventory of quality, reliable used cars and trucks, and a financing service that can provide you with guaranteed approval, help you restore your credit, and get you the best rate possible for your needs and situation.

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