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2-Door Automatic 2.5L PZEV
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 PZEV 2.5L 50s Edition 21 27 $25,051 $26,095
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 Manual 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T 21 30 $26,683 $27,795
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $26,779 $27,895
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 Automatic PZEV 2.5L 70s Edition 21 27 $27,451 $28,595
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 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 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 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,083 $30,295
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 DSG PZEV 2.0T 60s Edition 21 29 $31,099 $32,395
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
2-Door Cabriolet N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,995
$23,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$25,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$417 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
27 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
EPA Classification
Subcompact car Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 45.4
Second Leg Room (in)
31.4 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.7
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 48.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
43.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.4 45.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.2 61.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 50.51
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
168.4 106.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 54.53
Wheelbase (in)
100.0 73.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.1 7.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.0 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 28.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
215/55R17 P175/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
215/55R17 P155/60R15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3206 2108
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4250 100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/151 NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5700 47-74 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Gas I5 Electric
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 NA
Battery Range (mi)
- 68
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 122
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 107
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 93
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.50 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.04 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Smart fortwo electric drive
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type McPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.7 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link DeDion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - NA

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