2016 Volkswagen Beetle

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MPG: 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine: 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Compact Convertible
Fuel type: Gasoline / 87 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Segment: N/A
Basic warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drive type: Front-Wheel Drive
Seating capacity: 4 Occupants
Safety rating: Not Available

Volkswagen Specs

Engine
Engine description
1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
Required fuel rating
87 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
9.6:1
Bore & stroke
3.25 in. x 3.31 in.
Engine horsepower
170 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
Fuel induction
Direct Injection (DI)
Torque
184 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Oil capacity
6.4 quarts
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Drive type
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / Gasoline / 87 Octane
Specifications

Length 14 ft. 0.4 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 10 in.

Width 5 ft. 11.2 in.

Silhouette front
Aerodynamic drag:
0.37 Cd
Front track:
5 ft. 2.1 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 5.6 in.
Height:
4 ft. 10 in.
Length:
14 ft. 0.4 in.
Maximum seating:
4
Rear track:
5 ft. 1.2 in.
Standard seating:
4
Wheelbase:
8 ft. 4 in.
Width:
5 ft. 11.2 in.
Front head room:
39.3 in.
Front leg room:
41.3 in.
Front shoulder room:
55.3 in.
Passenger volume:
81.4 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
37.6 in.
Rear leg room:
31.4 in.
Rear shoulder room:
43.1 in.
Standard cargo volume:
7.1 cu. ft.
Tires:
215/55R17 H
Tires (rear):
215/55R17 H
Turning circle:
35.4 ft.
Wheel size:
17.0 x 7.0
Wheel size (rear):
17.0 x 7.0
Fuel tank capacity:
14.5 gal.
Payload:
818 lbs.
Weight:
3225 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4101 lbs.
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Volkswagen Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$28,070
Destination charge
$820
Invoice
$26,948
Gas guzzler tax
Not Applicable
Warranty
Basic warranty
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Powertrain warranty
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Available options
MSRP
Invoice
Rubber mats
Rubber mats

Includes Monster rubber mats (set of 4).

$ 130
$ 100
Stainless steel door sills
Stainless steel door sills

Includes a set of 2.

$ 240
$ 200
Carpeted mat kit
Carpeted mat kit

Includes MojoMats (set of 4).

$ 130
$ 100
Chrome exhaust tips
$ 130
$ 100
Habanero orange metallic paint
$ 250
$ 240
Splash guards
Splash guards

Includes front and rear splash guards.

$ 220
$ 170
Wind deflector
Wind deflector

Includes wind deflector w/ storage shelf.

$ 500
$ 400
Security wheel locks
Security wheel locks

Includes a set of 4 security wheel locks.

$ 80
$ 60
Lighting package
Lighting package

Includes bi-xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights, and LED rear license plate light.

$ 795
$ 684
Alarm kit
$ 325
$ 250
First aid kit
$ 35
$ 25
Roadside assistance kit
Roadside assistance kit

Includes booster cables, warning triangle, LED flashlight, multi-tool, work gloves, PVC tape, blanket, poncho, whistle, cable ties and assorted bandages.

$ 85
$ 65
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Volkswagen Features

Comfort
Interior
Interior accents: Color keyed, Metallic-tone
Comfort features
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Reading lights: Front
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Door sill trim: Stainless steel(optional)
Parking brake trim: Leather
Shift knob trim: Leather
Air conditioning
Air filtration
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Front air conditioning
Headrests
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Front headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat manual adjustments: Lumbar
Driver seat: Heated
Passenger seat
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Lumbar
Passenger seat: Heated
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Rear headrests: 2
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Front seat type: Bucket
Front headrests: 2
Upholstery: Leatherette
Rear seat type: 50-50 split bench
Seatbelts
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Cargo cover
Camera system: Rearview
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Phone, Voice recognition
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Cruise control
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
First aid kit(optional)
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Power steering: Variable/speed-proportional
Multi-function remote: Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Proximity entry system, Trunk release
Power outlet(s): 12v front and rear
Easy entry: Manual driver seat, Manual passenger seat
In-car technology
Audio system
Total speakers: 8
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Jack, Memory card slot, Usb
Telematics
Satellite communications: Car-net
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Instrumentation
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
In car entertainment
Connected in-car apps: App marketplace integration
Infotainment: Android auto ready, Apple carplay ready
Exterior
Roof
Convertible rear window: Glass
Convertible roof wind blocker(optional)
Convertible roof: Power, Soft top
Windows
One-touch windows: 2
Wheels
Wheels: Alloy
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire type: All season
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Spare wheel type: Steel
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary
Lights
Daytime running lights: Led(optional)
Headlights: Hid/xenon(optional), Auto on/off, Dusk sensing, Halogen
Ambient lighting: Color-adjustable
Exterior features
Rear spoiler: Lip
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front shock type: Gas
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Rear stabilizer bar: Diameter 18 mm
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front struts: Macpherson
Rear shock type: Gas
Rear suspension type: Multi-link
Powertrain & drivetrain
Engine
Push-button start
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Volkswagen Colors

Exterior
Toffee brown metallic
Tornado red
Silk blue metallic
Reflex silver metallic
Dark bronze metallic
Black uni
Denim blue
Habanero orange metallic
Moonrock silver metallic
Platinum gray metallic
Pure white
Yellow rush
Interior
Beige
Titan black
Roof
Black
Beige
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Volkswagen Safety

Safety ratings
Source
Rating category
Rating score
NHTSA
Overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: driver
NHTSA
Front impact: passenger
NHTSA
Side impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: driver
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: rear passenger
NHTSA
Side pole impact: driver
NHTSA
Side impact: combined rear
NHTSA
Vehicle rollover rating
AutoWeb
Overall safety rating
Safety: standard features
Airbags
Side curtain airbags
Front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Dual
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Braking assist
Rear brake type
Disc
Abs
4-wheel
Hill holder control
Power brakes
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Emergency interior trunk release
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals, heated
Safety
Rollover protection system
Safety brake pedal system
Rearview monitor
In dash
Security
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Security
Anti-theft system
Alarm
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Style
MPG
Engine
MSRP
1.8T S 2dr Convertible
1.8T S 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 25,490
1.8T S 2dr Convertible
1.8T S 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 25,490
1.8T Denim 2dr Convertible
1.8T Denim 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 25,995
1.8T Denim 2dr Convertible
1.8T Denim 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 25,995
1.8T SE 2dr Convertible
1.8T SE 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 28,070
1.8T SE 2dr Convertible
1.8T SE 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 28,070
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 29,790
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 29,790
1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible
1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 30,500
1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible
1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible
1.8L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 30,500
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 30,890
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
R-Line S 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 30,890
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 31,570
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 31,570
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 32,670
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
R-Line SE 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 32,670
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 34,950
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 34,950
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo PZEV 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 36,050
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
R-Line SEL 2dr Convertible
2.0L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 36,050