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Vehicle 2007 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2.5L PZEV 2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster Grand Touring
110-Amp Alternator No Yes
12-Volt, 60-Amp/Hour Battery Yes No
12-Volt Battery No Yes
14-Volt, 140-Amp Alternator Yes No
18-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
1 Rear Seat Power Outlet Yes No
23-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2.5-Liter, I5, 20-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 150@5000, Torque Of 170@3750, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head Yes No
2 Front and 1 Rear, 3 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3.5-Liter, V6, CVTCS 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 306@6800, Torque Of 268@4800, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
5 Cupholders Total No Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Alloy Located On Console, Instrument Panel, Door and Pedals No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. Yes No
Alloy Wheels, Front 18-In. X 8-In. and Rear 18-In. X 8.5-In. No Yes
Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) Traction Control Yes No
Audible Warning Include Headlights-On Yes No
Audio and Navigation Pre-Wiring No Yes
Audio Pre-Wiring Yes No
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes Yes
Automatic Rollover Supports(TM) Automatic Safety Rollbar Yes No
(Available Only In ME, VT, NH, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ and CA) Yes No
Battery Gauge No Yes
Battery Saver No Yes
Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights No Yes
Bose(R) AM/FM Radio With 240-Watts, AudioPilot(TM) Speed Sensitive Volume and 7 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player No Yes
Brembo(R) Front Power 325-mm X 30-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 323-mm X 22-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin No Yes
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipes No Yes
Color-Keyed Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk Yes No
Color-Keyed Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Color-Keyed Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor and Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Dash No Yes
Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Courtesy Light Yes No
Delayed Power Retention No Yes
Delayed Power Retention System Yes No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 4 Ways Total No Yes
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Electronic Brake Assistance Yes Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via ABS Yes No
Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device Yes No
Extended Service Interval For Spark Plugs and Distributorless Ignition No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Front 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints Yes Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Front Crumple Zone Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Map Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reading Lights Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height, Manual Memory and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Folding Heated Bucket Seats, Driver Side Manually Adjusts 4-Ways Total With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 4 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 288-mm X 25-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 232-mm X 9-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes Yes
Front SBRP225/45WR18 and Rear SBRP245/45WR18 Bridgestone(R) Potenza RE050A High Performance Tires No Yes
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Full-Size Spare Tire Yes No
Glass Rear Window On Convertible Yes Yes
Glovebox No Yes
Green Tinted Glass Yes No
HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Front Suspension With Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Interior Pollen Air Filter Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leatherette Seats Yes No
Leather Located On Shift Knob No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Locking Differential Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Manual Soft Convertible Top Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Power Windows and Trunk No Yes
Oil Cooler Yes No
Oil Pressure Gauge No Yes
Overhead Console Storage No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment No Yes
Passenger Seatback Storage Pocket No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Power Vehicle Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Window Lockout No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up, One-Touch Down and Pinch Protection Yes No
Power Windows With One-Touch Up, One-Touch Down and Pinch Protection No Yes
Premium 5.5 AM/FM Radio With 10 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote or Internal Switch With Automatic Locking Yes No
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
PZEV Emissions Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Radio Data System No Yes
Rear Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear Locking Storage No Yes
Rear Seat Pass Through Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Remote Trunk Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Remote Trunk Release Located On Multi-Function Remote No Yes
Rollover Sensor Yes No
Safety Roll Bar No Yes
SBRP205/55HR16, All-Season Tires Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Selective Locking/Unlocking Yes No
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Cruise Control and Wireless Enabled Devices No Yes
Subwoofer No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telescoping Steering Column Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tilt Steering Column With Adjustable Gauge Cluster No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Traction Control No Yes
Trip Computer No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes No
Trunk Light Yes No
Underbody Aero Cladding No Yes
Valet Lockout Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer and Exterior Monitoring Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm No Yes
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Viscous Rear Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(TM) Hands-Free Phone No Yes
Warning Lights Include Fasten Seatbelt and Fuel Cap Yes No
Wheel Locks Yes No
Wind Deflector For Convertibles No Yes
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(TM) Enabled Devices No Yes






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