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Selected Style 2011 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 4-Door Sedan FWD *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 21 31 $28,177 $28,900
4-Door Sedan XWD 17 27 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan FWD Aero 19 28 $33,926 $35,340
4-Door Sedan XWD Aero 17 27 $36,590 $38,115
4-Door Wagon FWD 21 31 $29,571 $30,330
4-Door Wagon AWD 9-3X 17 27 $35,496 $36,975
4-Door Wagon FWD Aero 19 27 $35,539 $37,020
2-Door Convertible FWD 20 29 $38,990 $39,990
2-Door Convertible FWD Aero 19 27 $43,276 $45,080
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 21 31 $28,177 $28,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 19 28 $28,177 $28,900
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD 20 29 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD 17 27 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Aero 21 31 $33,926 $35,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD Aero 19 28 $33,926 $35,340
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD Aero 20 29 $36,590 $38,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Aero 17 27 $36,590 $38,115
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD 21 31 $29,571 $30,330
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 19 27 $29,571 $30,330
4-Door Wagon Manual XWD 9-3X 20 29 $35,496 $36,975
4-Door Wagon Automatic XWD 9-3X 17 27 $35,496 $36,975
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD Aero 21 31 $35,539 $37,020
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD Aero 19 27 $35,539 $37,020
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD 20 29 $38,990 $39,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD 19 27 $38,990 $39,990
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD Aero 20 29 $43,276 $45,080
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD Aero 19 27 $43,276 $45,080
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$28,177
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$28,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$482 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) - 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.3
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.1
Front Head Room (in) - 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 93.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) - 182.9
Height, Overall (in) - 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.3
Wheelbase (in) - 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.4
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size - P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - QYS
Spare Tire Order Code - N65
Rear Tire Size - P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code - QYS
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3395
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 120
Engine
Displacement - 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 210 @ 5500
Engine Type - Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 221 @ 2500
Engine Order Code - LK9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.37
Trans Type - 6
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.04
Trans Order Code - MM3
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.05
Trans Description Cont. - Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.71
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.77
Summary
Vehicle Name - Saab 9-3
Body Style - 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.8
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 - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating -
 
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