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Vehicle 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2dr Conv Manual (CA/NY/MA/CT) 2012 Volvo C70 T5 Premier Plus
General
Body Style 2 Door Convertible Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive n/a
EPA Classification Sub-Compact SUBCOMP
Turbo n/a Y
Vehicle Cabrio n/a
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 n/a
Battery
Maximum Capacity (amps) 70 n/a
Brake System
ABS System N/A n/a
Brakes Front Yes n/a
Drum Yes n/a
Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - n/a
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - n/a
Type of Brakes Pwr-Assisted n/a
Drive Train
City MPG n/a 18
Combined MPG n/a 21
Displacement (CC) 2.0L/121 2521
Driveline n/a FWD
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 24 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 3.67 2.27
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 16.4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Fuel Type n/a Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $0
Highway MPG n/a 28
Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 227@5000
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 31 n/a
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 17
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 5000
Standard Transmission n/a 5 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 236@1500
Total System Capacity (qts) 6.7 n/a
Transmission Speeds 5 5
Transmission Type Manual w/OD A
Type of Engine Gas I4 2.5L I5
Valves n/a 20
Exterior
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2771 n/a
Curb weight (lbs) n/a 3858
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum n/a 4608
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Standard n/a 4608
Overall Height (in) n/a 55.1
Overall Length (in) 160.4 181.7
Overall Width (in) 56.0 72.3
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 103.9
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7.8 12.8
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.7 38.2
Headroom rear (in) n/a 36.4
Hip room front (in) n/a 53.1
Hip room rear (in) n/a 41.5
Leg room front (in) 42.3 42.3
Leg room rear (in) n/a 33.9
Passenger Volume 81.9 83
Seating Capacity - Maximum n/a 4
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 36.6 n/a
Second seat leg room (in) 31.1 n/a
Second seat shoulder room (in) 46.5 n/a
Shoulder room front (in) 54.1 53.6
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 47.0
Suspension
Front suspension MacPherson Strut IND
Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 5.5
Rear Suspension Torsion-Beam IND
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.79 n/a
Track Front 57.6 61.0
Track Rear 56.2 61.4
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/60R14 n/a
Rear wheel size (in) 14 x 6 n/a
Rear wheel type Steel n/a
Towing
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a 2000
Tow Capacity Standard N/A 2000
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 n/a
Steering Diameter Left 32.8 38.7
Steering Diameter Right n/a 38.7
Warranty
Powertrain Miles n/a 50000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 48
Rust Time (Months) n/a 144
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 48






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