Used 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 5inline 5inline 5
Combined MPG232323
Total Seating444
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)20/28 mpg20/29 mpg20/28 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)290.0/406.0 mi.290.0/420.5 mi.290.0/406.0 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Combined MPG232323
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded

Engine

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Torque170 ft-lbs. @ 3750 rpm170 ft-lbs. @ 3750 rpm170 ft-lbs. @ 3750 rpm
Base engine size2.5 L2.5 L2.5 L
Horsepower150 hp @ 5000 rpm150 hp @ 5000 rpm150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Turning circle35.8 ft.35.8 ft.35.8 ft.
Valves202020
Base engine typegasgasgas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 5inline 5inline 5

Safety

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2 rear headrestsyesyesyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyesyesyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyesyesyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyesyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyesnoyes
front fog/driving lightsnoyesno

In-Car Entertainment

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satellite radio satellite radioyesyesyes
element antennayesnoyes
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyesyesyes
10 total speakersyesnoyes
auxiliary audio inputyesyesyes
mast antennanoyesno
6 total speakersnoyesno

Comfort & Convenience

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remote trunk releaseyesyesyes
Air conditioningyesyesyes
front seatback storageyesyesyes
cruise controlyesyesyes
manual rear seat easy entryyesyesyes
turn signal in mirrorsyesyesyes
power steeringyesyesyes
front reading lightsyesyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
retained accessory poweryesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
front door pocketsyesyesyes
trunk lightyesnoyes
interior air filtrationyesyesyes
overhead console with storagenoyesno
cargo area lightnoyesno

Power Feature

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Power mirrorsyesyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote window operationyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Instrumentation

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low fuel level warningyesyesyes
clockyesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

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Front head room40.7 in.38.2 in.40.7 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
Front shoulder room52.8 in.52.8 in.52.8 in.
leatheretteyesyesyes
Front leg room39.4 in.39.4 in.39.4 in.
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room37.2 in.36.7 in.37.2 in.
Rear leg room31.5 in.33.5 in.31.5 in.
Rear shoulder room42.1 in.49.3 in.42.1 in.
pass-thru center armrestyesnoyes
Folding rear seatbacknoyesno

Measurements

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Front track59.3 in.59.4 in.59.3 in.
Maximum cargo capacity5.0 cu.ft.27.1 cu.ft.5.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight3248 lbs.2965 lbs.3153 lbs.
Gross weight4020 lbs.3737 lbs.3925 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place5.0 cu.ft.12.0 cu.ft.5.0 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.37 Cd.0.38 Cd.0.37 Cd.
Length161.1 in.161.1 in.161.1 in.
Ground clearance4.7 in.4.6 in.4.7 in.
Height59.1 in.59.0 in.59.1 in.
EPA interior volume83.0 cu.ft.93.0 cu.ft.83.0 cu.ft.
Wheel base98.8 in.98.8 in.98.8 in.
Width67.9 in.67.9 in.67.9 in.
Rear track58.5 in.58.8 in.58.5 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Gecko Green
  • Salsa Red
  • Black
  • Harvest Moon Beige
  • Laser Blue
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Laser Blue
  • Salsa Red
  • Black
  • Gecko Green
  • Reflex Silver
  • Harvest Moon Beige
  • Platinum Gray
  • Sunflower Yellow
  • Gecko Green
  • Salsa Red
  • Black
  • Harvest Moon Beige
  • Laser Blue
Interior Colors
  • Cream , leatherette
  • Black, leatherette
  • Gray , leatherette
  • Cream , leatherette
  • Black, leatherette
  • Cream , leatherette
  • Black, leatherette

Tires & Wheels

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205/55R H tiresyesyesyes
inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
Steel spare wheelyesyesyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyesyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyesyesyes

Suspension

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torsion beam rear suspensionyesyesyes
front independent suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

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Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Inventory

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