THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds

USED CAR BUYER'S GUIDE


Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Recalls | Service Bulletins | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid      CUV
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
Click to print
Compare Cars Side by Side on
Capacities and Dimensions


Vehicle 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible GLS 1.8T 2010 Lexus IS C 250 RWD Manual
General
Body Style convertible, sports car, CVT Luxury Sedan/Sports Sedan,CVT
EPA Classification n/a SUBCOMP
number of speeds 5 n/a
Turbo n/a N
Drive Train
City MPG n/a 18
Combined MPG n/a 21
Displacement (CC) n/a 2500
Driveline n/a RWD
Final Drive Ratio n/a 3.73
Fuel Capacity (gal) n/a 17.2
Fuel System n/a SEFI
Fuel Type n/a Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $0
Highway MPG n/a 26
Horsepower @ RPM n/a 204@6400
Maximum power kW 110 n/a
maximum torque lb ft 162 n/a
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 18.8
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 150 6400
Standard Transmission M 6 Speed Manual
Torque @ RPM n/a 185@4800
Transmission S n/a
Transmission Speeds n/a 6
Transmission Type n/a M
Type of Engine n/a 2.5L V6
Valves n/a 24
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3166 3840
Overall Height (in) 59.1 55.7
Overall Length (in) 161.1 182.5
Overall Width (in) 67.9 70.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 107.5
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) n/a 10.8
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 40.7 38.3
Headroom rear (in) 37.2 36.1
Hip room front (in) n/a 54.3
Hip room rear (in) n/a 44.3
interior volume (cuft) 78 n/a
Leg room front (in) 39.4 44.1
Leg room rear (in) 31.5 25.9
Passenger Volume n/a 88
Seating Capacity - Maximum n/a 4
Seating capacity - Standard n/a 4
Shoulder room front (in) 52.8 54.2
Shoulder room rear (in) 42.1 44.7
Suspension
Front suspension n/a Ind
Ground Clearance (in) n/a 5.7
Rear Suspension n/a Ind
Track Front n/a 60.4
Track Rear n/a 60.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a NR
Tow Capacity Standard n/a NR
Turning Radius
curb to curb turning circle (ft) 35.8 n/a
Steering Diameter Left n/a 33.5
Steering Diameter Right n/a 33.5
Warranty
Powertrain Miles n/a 70000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 72
Rust Time (Months) n/a 72
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 48






Fuel Economy | Crash Results

Compar-A-Graphs:
4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds