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2016 Volkswagen Beetle

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2.0L TDI SE 2dr Man 2.0L TDI SE


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 29.9


Fuel System Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1750
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Engine Order Code
Displacement 2.0 L/120

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 168.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2
Wheelbase (in) 100

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.1
Passenger Capacity 4


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Coupe
Body Style Hatchback


Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut


Front Tire Size P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.56
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3172


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel