2017 Volkswagen Beetle Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4
Combined MPG282828
Total Seating444
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)24/33 mpg24/33 mpg24/33 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)348.0/478.5 mi.348.0/478.5 mi.348.0/478.5 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG282828
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded

Engine

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Torque184 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm184 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm184 ft-lbs. @ 1500 rpm
Base engine size1.8 L1.8 L1.8 L
Horsepower170 hp @ 4800 rpm170 hp @ 4800 rpm170 hp @ 4800 rpm
Turning circle35.4 ft.35.4 ft.35.4 ft.
Valves161616
direct injectionyesyesyes
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4

Safety

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2 rear headrestsyesyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesnoyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes

Packages

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Lighting Packagenoyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

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8 total speakersyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesnoyes
USB connectionyesyesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes

Comfort & Convenience

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Air conditioningyesyesyes
front seatback storageyesyesyes
cruise controlyesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
manual rear seat easy entryyesyesyes
turn signal in mirrorsyesnoyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
rear view camerayesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
front door pocketsyesyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyesyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirrornoyesyes
keyless ignitionnonoyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsnonoyes

Power Feature

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2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyesno
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes
hands-free entrynonoyes

Interior Options

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Carpeted Mat Kityesyesyes
Roadside Assistance Kityesyesyes
First Aid Kityesyesyes
Rubber Mat Kityesyesyes
Door Sillsyesyesyes

Instrumentation

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clockyesyesyes
compassyesnono
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

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leatherette/clothyesnono
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyesyes
Front leg room41.3 in.41.3 in.41.3 in.
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyesnoyes
Front head room39.4 in.39.4 in.39.4 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyesyes
Front shoulder room55.3 in.55.3 in.55.3 in.
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
clothnoyesno
leatherettenonoyes

Rear Seats

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Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
Rear head room37.1 in.37.1 in.37.1 in.
Rear leg room31.4 in.31.4 in.31.4 in.
Rear shoulder room49.0 in.49.0 in.49.0 in.

Exterior Options

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Chrome Exhaust Tipsyesyesyes
Wheel Locksyesyesyes
Splash Guardsyesyesyes

Measurements

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Maximum cargo capacity29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.
Length168.4 in.168.4 in.168.4 in.
Curb weight3012 lbs.3012 lbs.3012 lbs.
Gross weight3990 lbs.3990 lbs.3990 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place15.4 cu.ft.15.4 cu.ft.15.4 cu.ft.
Ground clearance5.7 in.5.7 in.5.7 in.
Height58.5 in.58.5 in.58.5 in.
EPA interior volume100.5 cu.ft.100.5 cu.ft.100.5 cu.ft.
Maximum payload833 lbs.833 lbs.833 lbs.
Wheel base100.0 in.100.0 in.100.0 in.
Width71.2 in.71.2 in.71.2 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Dark Bronze Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Bottle Green Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Dark Bronze Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Bottle Green Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Dark Bronze Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic
  • Bottle Green Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Classic Sioux/Check Fabric, leatherette/cloth
  • Titan Black, cloth
  • Beige, leatherette
  • Titan Black, leatherette
  • Ceramique/Black, leatherette

Tires & Wheels

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inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
215/55R H tiresyesnoyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
17 x 7.0 in. wheelsyesnoyes
alloy wheelsyesyesyes
215/60R H tiresnoyesno
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsnoyesno

Suspension

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four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes

Warranty

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Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Rust12 yr./ 120000 mi.12 yr./ 120000 mi.12 yr./ 120000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Inventory

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