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Specs

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S S Auto

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.1

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1

Engine

Displacement 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 174 @ 5000
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 168.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2
Height, Overall (in) 58
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.9
Wheelbase (in) 100

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4
Passenger Capacity 4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

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

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Body Style Convertible

Suspension

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

Tires

Rear Tire Size P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17
Front Tire Size P215/60TR16
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Transmission

Trans Type 6
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23

Vehicle

EPA Classification Subcompact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum