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Vehicle 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI 2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible
General
Body Style Convertible Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars MINICOMP
Drive Train
City MPG 30 18
Combined MPG 34 20
Displacement (CC) 2.0 L/120 261
Driveline Front Wheel Drive n/a
Final Drive Ratio 4.12 3.27
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 19.8
Fuel System Direct Diesel Injection SEFI
Fuel Type Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 n/a
Gas Guzzler Tax n/a $0
Highway MPG 40 23
Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 3500 300@5600
PowerToWeightRatio n/a 12.8
Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1750 325@3400
Transmission Speeds 6 5
Transmission Type Auto-Shift Manual w/OD n/a
Type of Engine 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged 4.3L V8
Valves n/a 32
Exterior
Crash Test Rating 5 n/a
Curb weight (lbs) 3435 3840
Overall Height (in) 58 53.1
Overall Length (in) 168.4 177.8
Overall Width (in) 71.2 72.0
Wheelbase (in) 100 103.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) n/a 8.8
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 81.4 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 Strut Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.6
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Ind
Track Front 62.1 61.0
Track Rear 61.2 60.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) n/a NR
Tow Capacity Standard n/a NR
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 35.4 35.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 60,000 n/a
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 n/a
Warranty - Basic Miles 36,000 n/a
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 n/a






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