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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual GL 24 31 $15,151 $15,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic GL 23 29 $16,015 $16,775
2-Door Coupe Manual GLS 24 31 $15,706 $16,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic GLS 23 29 $16,570 $17,725
2-Door Coupe TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,675 $17,900
2-Door Coupe TDI Automatic GLS 34 44 $17,539 $18,775
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,876 $19,200
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,740 $20,075
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLX 24 31 $20,001 $21,500
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLX 23 29 $20,865 $22,375
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual S 23 30 $21,756 $23,400
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual Sport 24 31 $18,847 $20,250
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 31 $16,849 $18,415
2-Door Coupe Z28 18 25 $20,889 $22,830
2-Door Convertible 19 31 $24,165 $26,410
2-Door Convertible Z28 18 25 $27,381 $29,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,151
$16,849
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$18,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$307 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 39.4 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 26.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85 81.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 37.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 45.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 35.2
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 59.0 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 98.7 101.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 35.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.9 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 161.1 193.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 12.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.0 x 0.35 11.9 x 1.02
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.87 11.8 x 1.27
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 16.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 40.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.46
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16 T135/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA QCB
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P235/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCB
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P235/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2817 3323
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.6 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 690
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L36
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.75
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.7
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.19
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.23
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Beetle Chevrolet Camaro
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Torque Arm
 
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