Research 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2dr Convertible


Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0


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


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1


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

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Height, Overall (in) 59.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Length, Overall (in) 161.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 39.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 42.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -


Body Style 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.7
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam


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


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)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.86
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19


EPA Classification Minicompact car

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3248


Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5