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Selected Style 2-Door Automatic 2.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $25,627 $26,695
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $25,627 $26,695
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $27,355 $28,495
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $27,355 $28,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door DSG 2.0T 21 29 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T 21 29 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door Manual 2.0T w/Sound 21 30 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T w/Sound 21 30 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door DSG 2.0T w/Sound 21 29 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T w/Sound 21 29 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door Manual 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 30 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 30 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 29 $31,003 $32,295
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T w/Sound/Nav 21 29 $31,003 $32,295
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 28 37 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,027 $29,195
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 50s Edition 21 27 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T 60s Edition 21 29 $31,099 $32,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 70s Edition 21 27 $27,451 $28,595
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 27 35 $23,140 $25,150
2-Door S 26 35 $25,900 $28,150
2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,475 $35,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,995
$23,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$25,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$419 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact car Minicompact
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.503
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1 39.200
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.700
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 29.300
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.425
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 50.300
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.472
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 145.629
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 55.669
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 57.755
Wheelbase (in) 100.0 97.125
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 66.259
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 57.440
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.1 5.650
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.4 10.196 x 0.393
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0 11.023 x 0.866
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 10.566
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 14.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.104
Steering Type Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01 2.400
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size 215/55R17 P195/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55R17 P195/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3206 2568
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.494
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5700 120 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4250 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 35
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.194
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.784
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19 4.353
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.792
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.50 4.350
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.914
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.683
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.214
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Convertible MINI Cooper Convertible
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.7 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 7 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 6.1
 
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