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 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2.0T Turbo w/Sound 2009 Lexus SC 430
General
Body Style Convertible,CVT Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
EPA Classification SUBCOMP MINICOMP
Turbo Y N
Drive Train
City MPG 21 16
Combined MPG 24 19
Displacement (CC) 1984 4293
Driveline FWD RWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.94 3.77
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 19.8
Fuel System DI SEFI
Fuel Type Gas Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 30 23
Horsepower @ RPM 210@5300 288@5600
PowerToWeightRatio 15.4 13.3
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 5300 5600
Standard Transmission 6 Speed Manual 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 207@1700 317@3400
Transmission Speeds 6 6
Transmission Type M A
Type of Engine 2.0L I4 4.3L V8
Valves 16 32
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3230 3840
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum 4167 n/a
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Standard 4123 n/a
Overall Height (in) 58.0 53.1
Overall Length (in) 168.4 178.5
Overall Width (in) 71.2 72.0
Wheelbase (in) 99.9 103.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7.1 9
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.3 37.2
Headroom rear (in) 37.6 33.9
Hip room front (in) n/a 55.7
Hip room rear (in) n/a 49.5
Leg room front (in) 41.3 43.6
Leg room rear (in) 31.4 27.1
Passenger Volume 81 75
Seating Capacity - Maximum 4 4
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Shoulder room front (in) 55.3 53.8
Shoulder room rear (in) 43.1 46.6
Suspension
Front suspension IND Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.6
Rear Suspension IND Ind
Track Front 62.1 61.0
Track Rear 61.2 60.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) NR NR
Tow Capacity Standard NR NR
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 35.4 35.4
Steering Diameter Right 35.4 35.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 60000 70000
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 72
Rust Time (Months) 144 72
Warranty - Basic Miles 36000 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 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