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2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Change
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Selected Style 2-Door Automatic 1.8T PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $27,739 $28,895
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 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
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 DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual 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 Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 24 32 $29,525 $30,755
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 28 37 $31,445 $32,755
2-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 28 35 $23,505 $25,550
2-Door S 26 35 $26,265 $28,550
2-Door John Cooper Works 26 35 $32,845 $35,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,163
$23,505
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,170
$25,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$426 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 50.3
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 66.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 -
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 146.8
Height, Overall (in) 58 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 57.8
Wheelbase (in) 100 97.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 10.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17 P195/55VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17 P195/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3232 2635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 120
Engine
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500 118 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8 L/110 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6200 121 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.79
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.87 4.35
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.19
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19 3.14
Summary
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Convertible MINI Cooper Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 (Est) 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 8.5
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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