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Vehicle 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Tech *Ltd Avail* 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster Touring
General
Body Style Convertible Sports Car/Convertible,CVT
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars 2SEATER
Turbo n/a N
Drive Train
City MPG 24 17
Combined MPG 27 20
Displacement (CC) 1.8 L/110 3498
Driveline Front Wheel Drive RWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.87 3.54
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 20.0
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection SEFI
Fuel Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $0
Highway MPG 32 24
Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 4800 306@6800
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 11.7
RPM @ Peak Horsepower n/a 6800
Standard Transmission n/a 6 Speed Manual
Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500 268@4800
Transmission Speeds 6 6
Transmission Type Automatic w/OD M
Type of Engine 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged 3.5L V6
Valves n/a 24
Exterior
Crash Test Rating 5 5*/4*
Curb weight (lbs) 3225 3595
Overall Height (in) 58 52.5
Overall Length (in) 168.4 169.8
Overall Width (in) 71.2 71.5
Wheelbase (in) 100 104.3
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.3 39.2
Headroom rear (in) 37.6 n/a
Hip room front (in) n/a 53.2
Leg room front (in) 41.3 42.6
Leg room rear (in) 31.4 n/a
Passenger Volume 81.4 n/a
Seating Capacity - Maximum 4 2
Seating capacity - Standard 4 2
Shoulder room front (in) 55.3 53.6
Shoulder room rear (in) 43.1 n/a
Suspension
Front suspension Strut Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 n/a
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Ind
Track Front 62.1 60.5
Track Rear 61.2 60.6
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 35.4 35.4
Steering Diameter Right n/a 35.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 60,000 60000
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 60
Rust Time (Months) n/a 60
Warranty - Basic Miles 36,000 36000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 36






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