1998 Volkswagen New Beetle Hatchback - Features & Specs

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TDi 2dr Hatchback (1.9L 4-cyl. Turbodiesel 5-speed Manual)

Colors

Exterior

Standard Features

  • Bucket Seats
  • Power Heated Mirrors
  • Keyless Entry System
  • Power Brakes
  • Rear Window Defroster
  • 16 Inch Wheels
  • 1.9L Turbocharged Diesel I4 SOHC 8V DI Engine
  • Diesel Fuel Required
  • 5-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Tachometer
  • Driver and Passenger Front Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Anti-Theft Alarm System
  • Cloth Seating
  • Cruise Control
  • Power Steering
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
  • Air Conditioning
  • Intermittent Windshield Wipers
  • Power Door Locks
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • AM/FM/Cassette Audio System

Available Optional Features

Optional

  • Leather Shift Knob Trim
  • Fog Lights
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Compact Disc Changer
  • Power Moonroof
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Power Windows
  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • Vinyl Seating

Specifications

Exterior

  • Width: 67.9 in.
  • Height: 59.5 in.
  • Length: 161.1 in.
  • Curb weight: 2712 lbs.
  • Wheel base: 98.9 in.

Interior

  • Front head room: 41.3 in.
  • Rear head room: 36.7 in.
  • Rear leg room: 33.0 in.
  • Rear shoulder room: 49.4 in.

Performance

  • Base engine type: diesel
  • Horsepower: 90 hp @ 4000 rpm
  • Torque: 149 ft-lbs. @ 1900 rpm
  • Turning circle: 35.4 ft.

Fuel

  • Fuel type: diesel
  • Fuel type: diesel fuel
  • Fuel tank capacity: 14.5 gal.
  • Range in miles (cty/hwy): 493.0/623.5 mi.
  • EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy): 34/43 mpg
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