2016 Volkswagen Beetle

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MPG: 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine: 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
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 PZEV
Engine compression ratio
9.6:1
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine horsepower
170 hp
Bore & stroke
3.25 in. x 3.31 in.
Engine max horsepower
170 hp @ 4800 rpm
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Torque
184 lb-ft
Fuel induction
Direct Injection (DI)
Max torque
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Number of valves
16
Special identifier
PZEV
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Oil capacity
6.4 quarts
Required fuel rating
87 Octane
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 PZEV / 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:
235/45R18 H
Tires (rear):
235/45R18 H
Turning circle:
35.4 ft.
Wheel size:
18.0 x 8.0
Wheel size (rear):
18.0 x 8.0
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
$30,500
Destination charge
$820
Invoice
$29,280
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
Splash guards
Splash guards

Includes front and rear splash guards.

$ 220
$ 170
Habanero orange metallic paint
$ 250
$ 240
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
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
First aid kit
$ 35
$ 25
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Volkswagen Features

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

Exterior
Silk blue metallic
Reflex silver metallic
Pure white
Moonrock silver metallic
Platinum gray metallic
Habanero orange metallic
Black uni
Denim blue
Yellow rush
Toffee brown metallic
Dark bronze metallic
Tornado red
Interior
Titan black
Beige
Roof
Beige
Black
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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
Front airbags
Dual
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Power brakes
Braking assist
Rear brake type
Disc
Abs
4-wheel
Hill holder control
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Emergency interior trunk release
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals, heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Safety brake pedal system
Rollover protection system
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 PZEV 6A
MPG 25 City / 34 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4, Turbocharged PZEV
MSRP $ 28,070
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
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 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 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 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 6A
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy / 26 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 36,050
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