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Vehicle 1998 BMW 3-Series 328ISA 2dr Cpe Auto 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Cpe GLX Turbo Manual
General
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Vehicle 328is New Beetle
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 67.9
Battery
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F -TBD- n/a
Maximum Capacity (amps) 80 90
Brake System
ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Brakes Front Yes Yes
Brakes Rear Yes Yes
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in) 11.0 x -TBD- 9.4 x - TBD -
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x -TBD- 11.0 x - TBD -
Type of Brakes Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Drive Train
Displacement (CC) 2.8L/170 1.8L/108
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 18 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 3.91 3.94
Fuel Capacity (gal) 16.4 14.5
Fuel System EFI Turbocharged EFI
Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5300 150 @ 5800
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 26 n/a
Torque @ RPM 206 @ 3950 162 @ 2200
Total System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 6.7
Transmission Speeds 4 5
Transmission Type Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic n/a
Type of Engine Gas 6-Cyl Gas I4
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 3230 2785
Overall Length (in) 174.5 161.1
Overall Width (in) 53.8 59.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 98.9
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- n/a
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 9.2 12.0
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 37.8 41.3
Hip room front (in) -TBD- n/a
Leg room front (in) 41.2 39.4
Passenger Volume 82.0 84
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 36.6 36.7
Second seat hip room (in) -TBD- n/a
Second seat leg room (in) 32.7 33.0
Second seat shoulder room (in) 52.1 49.4
Shoulder room front (in) 53.2 52.8
Suspension
Front suspension w/Anti-Roll Bar MacPherson Strut
Ground Clearance (in) -TBD- 4.2
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) -TBD- n/a
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in) -TBD- n/a
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Independent
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Central Links Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) -TBD- n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) -TBD- n/a
Track Front 55.4 59.6
Track Rear 55.9 58.7
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Rear wheel size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear wheel type Aluminum Aluminum
Spare tire size P205/60R15 P205/55HR16
Spare wheel size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare wheel type Aluminum Steel
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A N/A
Tow Capacity Standard N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb) N/A N/A
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A N/A
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 3.2 3.2
Steering Diameter Left 34.1 32.8
Steering Diameter Right -TBD- n/a






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