Used 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible Specs & Features

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Engine TypeGas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeFront wheel drive
CylindersInline 5
Combined MPG23
Total Seating4
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drive typeFront wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG23
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)20/28 mpg
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Range in miles (cty/hwy)290.0/406.0 mi.
Base engine size2.5 l
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersInline 5
Horsepower150 hp @ 5,000 rpm
Torque170 lb-ft @ 3,750 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.
2 front headrestsyes
2 rear headrestsyes
child seat anchorsyes
daytime running lightsyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
engine immobilizeryes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
post-collision safety systemyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
stability controlyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
10 total speakersyes
auxiliary audio inputyes
element antennayes
satellite radio satellite radioyes
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
cruise controlyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front door pocketsyes
front seatback storageyes
manual rear seat easy entryyes
power steeringyes
remote trunk releaseyes
retained accessory poweryes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
front reading lightsyes
interior air filtrationyes
trunk lightyes
turn signal in mirrorsyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
remote window operationyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Power mirrorsyes
low fuel level warningyes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
bucket front seatsyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
height adjustable passenger seatyes
Front head room40.7 in.
Front leg room39.4 in.
Front shoulder room52.8 in.
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
pass-thru center armrestyes
Rear head room37.2 in.
Rear leg room31.5 in.
Rear shoulder room42.1 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place5.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight3,248 lbs.
Drag Coefficient0.37 cd.
EPA interior volume83.0 cu.ft.
Front track59.3 in.
Gross weight4,020 lbs.
Ground clearance4.7 in.
Height59.1 in.
Length161.1 in.
Maximum cargo capacity5.0 cu.ft.
Overall Width without Mirrors67.9 in.
Rear track58.5 in.
Wheel base98.8 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Gecko Green
  • Salsa Red
  • Black
  • Harvest Moon Beige
  • Laser Blue
Interior Colors
  • Cream , leatherette
  • Black, leatherette
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
alloy wheelsyes
inside mounted spare tireyes
temporary spare tireyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyes
205/55R H tiresyes
All season tiresyes
Steel spare wheelyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
front independent suspensionyes
torsion beam rear suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Basic4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Rust12 yr./ unlimited mi.