2016 Volkswagen Beetle Specifications

2-Door Automatic 1.8T Denim

MSRP: $25,995
MSRP based on 2-Door Automatic 1.8T Denim
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Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 25 mpg City/34 mpg Hwy
Engine Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, 1.8 L
EPA Class Subcompact Cars
Style Name 2dr Auto 1.8T Denim
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3225
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.4
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58
Length, Overall (in) 168.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2
Wheelbase (in) 100
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 4800
Displacement 1.8 L/110
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.87
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Front Strut

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars Yes
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 12
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330
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MSRP
$25,995
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Gas Mileage
25 mpg City / 34 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
23 mpg City / 31 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
23 mpg City / 31 mpg Hwy
Gas Mileage
23 mpg City / 31 mpg Hwy
Engine
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
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Engine
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Engine
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Horsepower
170 @ 4800
Horsepower
210 @ 5300
Horsepower
210 @ 5300
Horsepower
210 @ 5300
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity
4
Passenger Capacity
4
Passenger Capacity
4
Passenger Capacity
4
Transmission
Automatic w/OD
Transmission
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Transmission
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Transmission
Manual w/OD