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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 Coupe Passion
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Passion N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
2-Door Cabriolet Passion N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,163
$23,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,170
$25,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4 45.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 48
Front Hip Room (in) - 45.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 54.5
Wheelbase (in) 100 73.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 61.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 106.1
Liftover Height (in) - 28.7
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 28.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17 P175/55TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17 P155/60TR15
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3232 2094
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 15 X 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 15 X 5.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 -
Engine
Displacement 1.8 L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6200 74
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Electric
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500 96
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - 93
Battery Range (mi) - 100
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - 122
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined - 107
Transmission
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.87 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 -
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Smart fortwo electric drive
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Other
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Other
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0 (Est) -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6.0 (Est) -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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