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Volkswagen New Beetle Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.9 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 90 hp @ 4000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 34/43 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Volkswagen New Beetle

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    It's cute. It's quirky. It's retro. It's an image car we can all afford.

  • Cons

    It's a fancy-schmancy Golf, which means it's not the same as the original. Good or bad? You decide.

  • What's New for 1998

    Volkswagen revives a legend using retro styling touches wrapped around Golf underpinnings.

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What's New for 1998

Volkswagen revives a legend using retro styling touches wrapped around Golf underpinnings.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 34
  • cty
/
  • 43
  • highway
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