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Selected Style 2-Door Automatic 2.5L *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 28 37 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,891 $30,095
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 24 32 $29,525 $30,755
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 28 37 $31,445 $32,755
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 28 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
$24,163
$23,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,170
$25,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$419 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1 39.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 50.3
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 29.9
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 -
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 146.6
Height, Overall (in) 58 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 100 97.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 66.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 57.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 10.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17 P195/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17 P195/55VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3206 2701
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 480
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4250 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 L/151 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5700 121 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-5 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.50 4.35
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.19
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.79
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Convertible MINI Cooper Convertible
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.9 (Est) 5.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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