2008 Volkswagen New Beetle - Features & Specs

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(2.5L 5-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 20/28 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Convertible
  • TRANSMISSION 5-speed Manual
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 4
  • CYLINDERS Inline 5
  • CONSUMER RATING

Colors

Exterior Colors

Black Gecko Green Harvest Moon Beige Laser Blue Salsa Red Sunflower Yellow

Roof Colors

Black, soft top Cream , soft top

Interior Colors

Black, leatherette Cream , leatherette

Specifications

LENGTH 13ft 5.1in
WIDTH 5ft 7.9in
HEIGHT
4ft 11.1in
GROUND CLEARANCE
0ft 4.7in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 7.9 in. (67.9 in.) 4 ft. 11.1 in. (59.1 in.)
13 ft. 5.1 in. (161.1 in.) 0 ft. 4.7 in. (4.7 in.)
4 ft. 11.3 in. (59.3 in.) 4 ft. 10.5 in. (58.5 in.)
8 ft. 2.8 in. (98.8 in.)

Interior Measurements

40.7 in. 39.4 in.
52.8 in. 37.2 in.
31.5 in. 42.1 in.

Fuel

Gas Regular unleaded
14.5 gal. 290.0/406.0 mi.
20/28 mpg

Weights and Capacities

83.0 cu.ft. 3925 lbs.
0.37 Cd 3153 lbs.
5.0 cu.ft. 5.0 cu.ft.

DriveTrain

Front wheel drive 5-speed manual

Engine & Performance

2.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Inline 5 20
170 ft-lbs. @ 3750 rpm 150 hp @ 5000 rpm
35.8 ft.

Suspension

  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Torsion beam rear suspension
  • Front independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi. 5 yr./ 60000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leatherette
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Pass-thru center armrest

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 2 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Low fuel level warning

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Manual rear seat easy entry
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Power steering
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior air filtration
  • Air conditioning
  • Trunk light
  • Front reading lights
  • Turn signal in mirrors
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Element antenna
  • 10 total speakers
  • AM/FM CD-controller stereo
  • Satellite radio satellite radio
  • Auxiliary audio input

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Manual convertible roof
  • Rear defogger

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 16 x 6.5 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • 205/55R H tires
  • All season tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Temporary spare tire

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • 2 front headrests
  • 2 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Turn signal mirrors
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
  • Tire pressure monitoring
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