2.5L in-line 5-cylinder engine
The Beetle comes standard with a gutsy 2.5L, 170-hp, in-line 5-cylinder engine with 177 lbs/ft of torque. That means quick acceleration and passing power, and when the light turns green, some serious get up and go.² It boasts an impressive 31 highway mpg¹ that helps you effortlessly tick off hours of freeway travel, and it’s lots of fun zipping around town too.
- ¹31 highway/22 city mpg (2013 Beetle 2.5L, 5-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary.
²Obey all speed and traffic laws.