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Vehicle 1998 BMW 3-Series 328ISA 2dr Cpe Auto 1998 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Cpe Manual (CA/MA/NY/CT)
15" x 7.0 cast alloy wheels Yes No
16.4 gallon fuel tank Yes No
16" x 6.5" black steel wheels w/full wheel covers No Yes
1 front/2 rear passenger assist handles No Yes
205/65R15 all-season SBR tires Yes No
2.0L SOHC SMPI I4 engine No Yes
2.8L DOHC 24-valve 6-cyl engine w/variable valve timing Yes No
2-stage rear-window defroster Yes No
3-point front/rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors No Yes
3-spoke padded steering wheel No Yes
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/economy/sport/ manual shift modes Yes No
5-speed manual transmission w/OD No Yes
60 amp/hr battery No Yes
65 amp/hr battery Yes No
80-amp alternator Yes No
8-way pwr front bucket seats Yes No
90 amp alternator No Yes
Adjustable rear seat headrests Yes No
Air conditioning w/pollen/odor filter No Yes
All season traction control Yes No
AM/FM cassette stereo sound system-inc: 6-speakers, CD changer control, theft deterrent warning light No Yes
Analog fuel-economy indicator Yes No
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams No Yes
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) Yes No
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: 10 x 20 watt amplifier, 10 speakers Yes No
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/trunk/radio/starter interrupt No Yes
Auto climate control-inc: separate left/right elect temp control, LCD display Yes No
Auto front seatbelt tensioners Yes No
Auto locking retractors on all seat belts Yes No
Body-color bumpers No Yes
Body-color door handles No Yes
Body-color hydraulic energy absorbing bumpers (damage control to 9-MPH) Yes No
Body-color rocker panel moldings No Yes
Body-color side skirts Yes No
CD changer prep No Yes
Center console-inc: 3-front/1-rear beverage holders, 2 aux pwr outlets No Yes
Central locking system-inc: double lock anti-theft feature, console switch Yes No
Central pwr locking system-inc: selective door unlocking No Yes
City 18/hwy 26 (2.8L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
City 23/hwy 29 (2.0L engine/5-speed manual trans) *Estimated* No Yes
Clutch/starter interlock No Yes
Collapsible steering column w/impact deformable steering wheel No Yes
Color-keyed carpeted floor mats No Yes
Courtesy lights w/fade-in/out feature Yes No
Cruise control Yes No
Daytime running lamps No Yes
Daytime running lights No Yes
Digital clock No Yes
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor No Yes
Direct ignition system w/knock control Yes No
Diversity antenna system Yes No
Driveaway protection (disables engine when double-lock feature engaged) Yes No
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system No Yes
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Yes No
Driver & front passenger side impact airbags No Yes
Drop-down tool kit in trunk Yes No
Dual front cupholders/coinholder Yes No
Dual illuminated covered visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Dual note horn No Yes
Dual pwr heated body-color mirrors No Yes
Dual pwr outside heated rearview mirrors Yes No
Elect engine-management system Yes No
Elect rear window defroster No Yes
Electronic analog speedometer/tachometer Yes No
Fold-down rear seats Yes No
Front center armrest Yes No
Front door storage nets No Yes
Front passenger seatback magazine/storage pockets No Yes
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars No Yes
Front/rear coil springs, twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers, stabilizer bars Yes No
Front/rear integrated armrests in door/side panels No Yes
Front seatback storage nets Yes No
Front seat belt emergency tensioning retractors/height adjusters No Yes
Front seat side-impact airbags Yes No
Front telescopic/rear gas telescopic shock absorbers No Yes
Front wheel drive No Yes
Full folding rear seat w/"ring style" outboard headrests No Yes
Full-size spare tire No Yes
Full-size spare tire w/steel wheel Yes No
Fully lined carpeted luggage compartment w/molded trunk lid trim No Yes
Fully reclining "Primus" velour front seats-inc: height adjustment, "ring style" headrests, "easy entry" system No Yes
Glove box w/take-out flashlight Yes No
Green-tinted windshield band Yes No
Halogen free-form fog lights Yes No
Halogen free-form headlights (low beams) Yes No
Halogen projector beam headlamps w/clear polycarbonate lenses No Yes
Headlamps-on warning tone No Yes
Hydraulically-actuated clutch No Yes
Hydraulic energy absorbing bumpers (damage control to 9-MPH) Yes No
Illuminated locking glove box w/interior shelf No Yes
Illuminated master key Yes No
Independent front Macpherson strut suspension No Yes
Independent track correcting torsion-beam axle rear suspension No Yes
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel gauge, warning lights No Yes
Interior/reading lamp w/time delay No Yes
LCD main & trip odometers Yes No
Leatherette molded door trim w/body color upper sill molding No Yes
Leatherette upholstery Yes No
Leather manual shift knob/steering wheel Yes No
Luggage compartment light No Yes
Map reading lights Yes No
Microfiltered ventilation Yes No
Multi Information Display w/multi-function digital clock, outside temp display w/freeze warning, vehicle monitoring system Yes No
Multi-link system rear suspension w/central links Yes No
Open door warning reflectors No Yes
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires No Yes
Positive side-window sealing system Yes No
Pre-wired for BMW remote keyless-entry security system Yes No
Pre-wired for CD changer Yes No
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear solid disc brakes No Yes
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering No Yes
Pwr windows-inc: key-off operation, 1-touch up/down Yes No
Radio frequency remote locking system-inc: lock, unlock, trunk release, panic buttons on transmitter No Yes
Rear reading lights Yes No
Rear seat heat/air cond ducts No Yes
Rear wheel drive Yes No
Remote fuel filler release No Yes
Remote pwr hatch release No Yes
Roof mounted amplified antenna No Yes
Seatback easy-entry feature Yes No
Service interval indicator Yes No
Split folding rear seats Yes No
Strut-type front suspension w/arc-shaped lower arms Yes No
Tinted glass No Yes
TLEV concept for California, Massachusetts, & New York No Yes
Vacuum-assisted front ventilated 4-wheel disc brakes Yes No
Variable engine-speed-sensitive pwr-assisted rack and pinion steering Yes No
Variable intermittent windshield wipers No Yes
Vehicle-speed variable 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers w/single wipe mode Yes No
Window closing from driver door lock feature Yes No






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