Compare 2007 Lexus IS vs 2007 Volkswagen Beetle

2007 Lexus IS
2007 Volkswagen Beetle
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4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 22 28 $30,168 $34,285
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 24 32 $27,653 $31,425
IS 250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 20 28 $26,623 $30,255
IS 350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 21 28 $31,420 $35,705
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2-Door Automatic PZEV Triple White
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic PZEV Triple White 22 30 $24,620 $25,990
New Beetle Convertible 2-Door Automatic Triple White 22 30 $24,620 $25,990
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic 23 32 $17,180 $18,255
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV 23 32 $17,180 $18,255
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual 23 31 $16,107 $17,180
New Beetle Coupe 2-Door Manual PZEV 23 31 $16,107 $17,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,168
$24,620
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,285
$25,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$571 / month
$433 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 39.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 31.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.3 78
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 161.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.45 x - TBD - 9.13 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x - TBD - 11.03 x 0.87
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)
17.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3651 3248
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4800 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
204 @ 6400 150 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I5
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.04
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 3.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 250 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent

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