Specs

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2dr 2.5L Manual Coupe

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.13 x 0.35
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.87
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I5
Displacement 2.5L/151
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3750

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 161.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 39.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe
Body Style 2 Door Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2884

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -