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Vehicle 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound PZEV 2016 Buick Cascada 2dr Conv Premium
140 Amp Alternator Yes No
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank Yes No
2 12V DC Power Outlets Yes No
2 Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
400w Regular Amplifier Yes No
4 Cylinder Engine Yes Yes
4 Person Seating Capacity Yes No
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Yes Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control Yes No
50-50 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat Yes No
60-Amp/Hr 330CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection Yes No
6-Speed A/T Yes Yes
9 Fender Speakers Yes No
ABS Yes Yes
ABS And Driveline Traction Control Yes No
A/C Yes Yes
Active Suspension Yes No
Adjustable Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps Yes No
Airbag Occupancy Sensor Yes No
Air bag, Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector No Yes
Air bags, dual-stage frontal and knee for driver and front passenger and seat-mounted side-impact for front seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.) No Yes
Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and front passenger No Yes
Air deflector, front seats No Yes
Air deflector, rear seats No Yes
Air Filtration Yes No
Alternator, 140 amps No Yes
Aluminum Wheels Yes No
AM/FM Stereo Yes Yes
Analog Display Yes No
A/T Yes Yes
Audio system feature, display, 7" diagonal, touch-screen color, located on center stack No Yes
Audio system feature, premium 7-speaker system No Yes
Audio system with navigation AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo, single CD/DVD player and MP3 player with navigation, IntelliLink with 7" diagonal touch-screen display, GPS navigation system, USB port, Radio Data System (RDS) and auxiliary input jack No Yes
Audio Theft Deterrent Yes No
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror No Yes
Automated rollover pop-up bars high-strength steel, located behind rear seats No Yes
Automatic Headlights Yes Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Yes Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes Yes
Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, heavy-duty 801 cold-cranking amps No Yes
Black Bodyside Moldings and Chrome Bodyside Insert Yes No
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator Yes No
Bluetooth Connection Yes Yes
Bluetooth for phone and music personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system, HMI (Human Machine Interface) No Yes
Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity Yes No
Body-Colored Door Handles Yes No
Body-Colored Front Bumper Yes No
Body-Colored Rear Bumper Yes No
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential Yes No
Brake Assist Yes No
Brake, electronic parking No Yes
Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc, 17" front and 16" rear No Yes
Bucket Seats Yes Yes
Cargo Shade Yes No
Cargo Space Lights Yes No
Carpet Floor Trim Yes No
CD Changer Yes No
CD Player Yes Yes
Chrome Side Windows Trim Yes No
Chrome Wheels Yes No
Clearcoat Paint Yes No
Climate Control No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo Yes No
Conventional Spare Tire No Yes
Convertible roof, folding, acoustically and thermally insulated No Yes
Convertible Soft Top Yes Yes
Convertible top color, Black No Yes
Cornering Lights Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed No Yes
Day-Night Rearview Mirror Yes No
Daytime Running Lamps, separate cavity, LED No Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Defogger, rear-window, electric No Yes
Delayed Accessory Power Yes No
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Yes Yes
Driver Air Bag Yes Yes
Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension Yes No
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Driver Confidence Package includes (UEU) Forward Collision Alert, (UFL) Lane Departure Warning, (UD5) Front and Rear Parking Assist, (CE1) Rainsense wipers and (TTW) automatic on/off headlamp control with tunnel detection No Yes
Driver Foot Rest Yes No
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror No Yes
Driver Information Center with trip odometer, fuel range, average fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy, average vehicle speed, tire pressure and oil life remaining No Yes
Driver Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Drivetrain, front wheel drive No Yes
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags Yes No
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags Yes No
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering Yes No
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Yes No
Emergency Trunk Release No Yes
Engine, 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder, SIDI DOHC with Variable Valve Timing (200 hp [149.1 kW] @ xxxx rpm, 206 lb-ft of torque [278.1 N-m] and 221 lb-ft of torque [298.4 N-m] with overboost @ xxxx rpm) No Yes
Engine: 2.0 TSI 210 HP Yes No
Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Engine Oil Cooler Yes No
Exhaust, single-outlet stainless-steel with bright tip No Yes
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting Yes No
Fixed Bench Seat Yes No
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster Yes No
Floor Mats Yes Yes
Floor mats, premium carpeted front and rear No Yes
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate Yes No
Fog Lamps Yes Yes
Fog lamps, front No Yes
Forward Collision Alert No Yes
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars Yes No
Front And Rear Map Lights Yes No
Front and Rear Parking Assist No Yes
Front Center Armrest w/Storage Yes No
Front Cupholder Yes No
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Yes Yes
Front Fog Lamps Yes No
Front Side Air Bag Yes Yes
Front Wheel Drive Yes Yes
Front-Wheel Drive Yes No
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats Yes No
Full Cloth Headliner Yes No
Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets Yes No
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels Yes No
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes No
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Turbo/Supercharger Boost, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer Yes No
Glass, solar absorbing No Yes
Grille, premium Silver finish with Buick tri-shield No Yes
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage Yes No
Headlamp control, automatic leveling system No Yes
Headlamp control, automatic on/off with tunnel detection No Yes
Headlamps, articulating No Yes
Headlamps, high intensity discharge No Yes
Headlights-Auto-Leveling Yes No
Heatable Front Comfort Seats -inc: 6-way manually adjustable front seats (including seat height) w/manual lumbar support Yes No
Heated Front Seat(s) Yes Yes
Heated Mirrors Yes Yes
Heated Rear Seat(s) No Yes
Heated Steering Wheel No Yes
HID headlights No Yes
Horn, dual-note high and low No Yes
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts Yes No
Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Includes Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry Yes No
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins Yes No
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Yes No
Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert, Body-Colored Door Panel Insert, Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents Yes No
Intermittent Wipers Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Keyless Start Yes No
Keys, (2) foldable No Yes
Knee Air Bag No Yes
Lamp, center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL) No Yes
Lane Departure Warning No Yes
Leather Gear Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Seats Yes No
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access Yes No
Light Tinted Glass Yes No
Lip Spoiler Yes No
Locking Glove Box Yes No
Low Tire Pressure Warning Yes No
Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column Yes No
Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming No Yes
Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding No Yes
Moldings, bright beltline No Yes
MP3 Player Yes Yes
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes No
Multi-Zone A/C No Yes
Navigation from Telematics No Yes
Navigation System No Yes
OnStar Basic Plan for 5 years including limited RemoteLink mobile app services, Advanced Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification (Basic Plan available for 5 years from the date of vehicle delivery, and is transferable. Does not include Emergency, Security or Navigation services.) No Yes
OnStar Guidance Plan for 6 months including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Advanced Diagnostics and more (trial excludes Hands-Free Calling) (Visit www.onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services may vary by model and conditions.) No Yes
OnStar with 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi hotspot to connect to the internet at 4G LTE speeds, includes 3GB or 3 months OnStar Data Trial (whichever comes first) (Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi requires compatible mobile device, active OnStar subscription and data plan after trial.) No Yes
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners Yes No
Outside Temp Gauge Yes No
Passenger Adjustable Lumbar Yes Yes
Passenger Air Bag Yes Yes
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Yes Yes
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror No Yes
Passenger Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Pass-Through Rear Seat Yes Yes
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down Yes No
Power Convertible Top w/Lining, Glass Rear Window and Automatic Roll-Over Protection Yes No
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature Yes No
Power Driver Seat Yes Yes
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type Yes No
Power Mirror(s) Yes Yes
Power Outlet No Yes
Power outlet, front auxiliary, 12-volt, covered No Yes
Power outlet, rear auxiliary, 12-volt, covered No Yes
Power Passenger Seat Yes Yes
Power Rear Windows Yes No
Power Steering Yes Yes
Power Windows Yes Yes
Premium Sound System Yes No
Premium Synthetic Seats Yes No
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start Yes No
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher Yes No
QuietTuning, Buick exclusive process that consists of numerous noise canceling acoustic treatments to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin No Yes
Radio: Premium VIII Touchscreen w/6-CD -inc: MP3 playback, aux in and SiriusXM satellite radio w/limited subscription Yes No
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Compatible Remote CD, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Radio Data System and External Memory Control Yes No
Rain Sensing Wipers No Yes
Rear Bench Seat Yes Yes
Rear Cupholder Yes No
Rear Defrost Yes Yes
Rear Parking Aid No Yes
Rear Seat Audio Controls Yes No
Rear Vision Camera No Yes
Redundant Digital Speedometer Yes No
Remote Engine Start No Yes
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button Yes No
Remote vehicle starter system includes Remote Keyless Entry No Yes
Rigid Cargo Cover Yes No
Rollover Protection Bars Yes Yes
Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger with electronic seat belt presenter, includes pretensioners and load limiters No Yes
Safety belts, 3-point, rear No Yes
Satellite Radio Yes Yes
Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power No Yes
Seat adjuster, driver and front passenger easy entry No Yes
Seat adjuster, front passenger 8-way power No Yes
Seat adjuster, power driver lumbar control No Yes
Seat adjuster, power passenger lumbar control No Yes
Seats, driver and front passenger, 1-lever rear Easy Entry system No Yes
Seats, front and rear, heat-reflective leather-appointed No Yes
Seats, front Sport bucket No Yes
Seats, heated driver and front passenger No Yes
Seats, rear split-folding with trunk pass-through/trunk release access No Yes
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material Yes No
Security System No Yes
Shift knob, leather-wrapped No Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes No
SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2016 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month All Access trial subscription with over 150 channels including commercial-free music, plus sports, news and entertainment. Plus listening on the app and online is included, so you'll hear the best SiriusXM has to offer, anywhere life takes you. Welcome to the world of SiriusXM. (IMPORTANT: The SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial package is not provided on vehicles that are ordered for Fleet Daily Rental ("FDR") use. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call us at 1-866-635-2349. See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change.) No Yes
Smart Device Integration Yes Yes
Speedometer, miles/kilometers No Yes
Split Bench Seat Yes No
Sport Tuned Suspension Yes No
StabiliTrak, stability control system, includes Traction Control No Yes
Stability Control Yes Yes
Steel Spare Wheel Yes No
Steel Wheels Yes No
Steering column, tilt and telescopic No Yes
Steering, power, electric No Yes
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Yes Yes
Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls No Yes
Steering wheel, heated No Yes
Steering wheel, leather-wrapped 3-spoke No Yes
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes No
Suspension, front Hi-Per strut No Yes
Suspension, rear, compound crank with Z-link for enhanced rear stability No Yes
Suspension, Sport Tuned No Yes
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks Yes No
Tail lamps, LED illumination, rear No Yes
Telematics Yes Yes
Temporary Spare Tire Yes No
Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm No Yes
Tire and Wheel, 17" (43.2 cm) spare No Yes
Tire Pressure Display No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Tires - Front Performance Yes Yes
Tires: P235/45R18 All-Season Yes No
Tires, P245/40R20 all-season, blackwall No Yes
Tires - Rear Performance Yes Yes
Tracker System Yes No
Traction Control Yes Yes
Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive No Yes
Transmission: 6-Speed DSG Automatic Yes No
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode Yes No
Trim, interior decor, Piano Black No Yes
Trip Computer Yes Yes
Trunk emergency release handle No Yes
Turbocharged Yes Yes
Valet Function Yes No
Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets Yes No
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Yes Yes
Vinyl Seats Yes No
Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, covered No Yes
V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces Yes No
Vw Car-Net Emergency S.O.S Yes No
Vw Car-Net Selective Service Internet Access Yes No
Wheel Covers Yes No
Wheel Locks Yes No
Wheels: 18" Twister Alloy Yes No
Wheels, 20" (50.8 cm) dynamic twin-spoke bi-color finish No Yes
Wheels w/Machined w/Painted Accents Accents Yes No
WiFi Hotspot No Yes
Window Grid Diversity Antenna Yes No
Windows, power, rear with Express-Up/Down No Yes
Windows, power with driver Express-Up/Down No Yes
Windows, power with front passenger Express-Up/Down No Yes
Wipers, front intermittent, Rainsense No Yes
Wireless Streaming Yes No






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