Used 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Hatchback Features & Specs

Overview

Starting MSRP: $18,690
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Starting MSRP: $23,540
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Engine Typegasgas
Transmission4-speed automatic6-speed manual
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4
Combined MPG2323
Total Seating44
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Transmission4-speed automatic6-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)20/27 mpg20/28 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)290.0/391.5 mi.290.0/406.0 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG2323
Fuel typeregular unleadedpremium unleaded (recommended)

Engine

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Torque122 ft-lbs. @ 2600 rpm173 ft-lbs. @ 1950 rpm
Base engine size2.0 L1.8 L
Horsepower115 hp @ 5200 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.35.8 ft.
Valves820
Base engine typegasgas
Cam typeSingle overhead cam (SOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4

Safety

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2 rear headrestsyesyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyesyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyes
front fog/driving lightsyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsnoyes
stability controlnoyes
Emergency braking assistnoyes
traction controlnoyes

In-Car Entertainment

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AM/FM CD-controller stereoyesyes
mast antennayesyes
6 total speakersyesno
8 total speakersnoyes
200 watts stereo outputnoyes
Monsoon premium brand speakersnoyes

Comfort & Convenience

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remote trunk releaseyesyes
Air conditioningyesyes
front seatback storageyesyes
cruise controlyesyes
manual rear seat easy entryyesyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yesyes
power steeringyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyes
retained accessory poweryesyes
Rear floor matsyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyes
front door pocketsyesyes
front and rear reading lightsyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyes
trunk lightyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyes
leather steering wheelnoyes
turn signal in mirrorsnoyes
alloy and leather trim on shift knobnoyes

Power Feature

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Power mirrorsyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyes

Instrumentation

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low fuel level warningyesyes
clockyesyes
external temperature displayyesyes
tachometeryesyes

Front Seats

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Front head room38.2 in.38.2 in.
bucket front seatsyesno
height adjustable passenger seatyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyes
Front shoulder room52.8 in.52.8 in.
Front leg room39.4 in.39.4 in.
clothyesno
heated driver seatnoyes
sport front seatsnoyes
heated passenger seatnoyes
leathernoyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room36.7 in.36.7 in.
Rear leg room33.5 in.33.5 in.
Rear shoulder room49.3 in.49.3 in.
Folding rear seatbackyesyes
rear ventilation ductsyesyes

Measurements

Starting MSRP: $18,690
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Front track59.4 in.59.4 in.
Maximum cargo capacity27.1 cu.ft.27.1 cu.ft.
Curb weight2897 lbs.3005 lbs.
Gross weight3757 lbs.3770 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place12 cu.ft.12 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.38 Cd.0.38 Cd.
Length161.1 in.161.1 in.
Ground clearance4.6 in.4.6 in.
Height59 in.59 in.
EPA interior volume93 cu.ft.93 cu.ft.
Wheel base98.7 in.98.7 in.
Width67.9 in.67.9 in.
Rear track58.8 in.58.8 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Galactic Blue
  • Cyber Green
  • Uni Red
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Sundown Orange
  • Campanella White
  • Black
  • Reflex Silver
  • Platinum Gray
  • Black
  • Red
  • Reflex Silver
  • Platinum Gray
Interior Colors
  • Black
  • Grey
  • Cream
  • Black/Gray

Tires & Wheels

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205/55R H tiresyesno
inside mounted spare tireyesyes
Steel spare wheelyesyes
fullsize matching spare tireyesyes
All season tiresyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyesno
17 x 7 in. wheelsnoyes
225/45R H tiresnoyes

Suspension

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four-wheel independent suspensionyesyes
torsion beam rear suspensionyesyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyesyes

Warranty

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Starting MSRP: $23,540
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Inventory

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Starting MSRP: $23,540
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