Specs

Research 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

S 2dr Man S Coupe

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.03 x 0.87
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.13 x 0.35
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

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

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

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4
Height, Overall (in) 59.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Length, Overall (in) 161.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

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

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20

Steering

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

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe
Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
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 - Rear Torsion Beam

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/45R17
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P225/45R17
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact

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

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -

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) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -