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Beetle 2.5L

CompareWith Bluetooth® streaming audio and 17" alloy wheels, it’s a classic for a new generation.
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ENGINE 
Type2.5L inline five cylinder, 20V, MPI
Bore3.25 in
Stroke3.65 in
Displacement151 cu. in.
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Horsepower (SAE) @ rpm170 hp @ 5700
Maximum torque, lb-ft @ rpm177 lb-ft @ 4250
Fuel RequirementRegular unleaded (approved up to E15)
ENGINE DESIGN 
ArrangementFront mounted, transverse
Cylinder blockCast iron
CrankshaftCast iron, six main bearings
Cylinder headAluminum alloy, crossflow
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, chain driven with automatic tensioner, four valves per cylinder, maintenance-free hydraulic lifters, variable intake timing
DRIVE TRAIN 
Driven wheelsFront-wheel drive
Transmission Gear Ratios:1
1st Gear3.78
2nd Gear2.12
3rd Gear1.27
4th Gear0.86
5th Gear0.66
Reverse3.60
Final 3.65
CAPACITIES 
Fuel Tank14.5 gal
Engine Oil (with filter)5.8 qt
STEERING 
TypeRack and pinion: hydraulic power assist
Turns (lock to lock)3.01
Turning Circle (curb to curb)35.4 ft
Ratio16.3:1
INTERIOR VOLUME - SAE 
EPA ClassCompact
Seating CapacityFour
Passenger Volume85.1 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume15.4 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume (rear seat folded)29.9 cu. ft.
Front Volume52.1 cu. ft.
Front Headroom39.4 in
Front Shoulder room55.3 in
Front Legroom41.3 in
Rear Volume33.0 cu. ft.
Rear Headroom37.1 in
Rear Shoulder room49.0 in
Rear Legroom31.4 in
BODY, CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION 
TypeUnitary construction, bolt-on front fenders, two solid mounted subframes
Body MaterialSteel stampings
Front SuspensionStrut-type with lower control arms, coil springs, telescopic dampers, 22-mm-diameter anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMultilink, coil springs, telescopic dampers, 18-mm-diameter anti-roll bar
BrakesPower assisted, dual circuit, 11.3 x 1.0-in vented front discs and 10.7 x 0.4-in solid rear discs
Anti-Lock Braking SystemStandard, all four wheels, three-channel with electronic brake pressure distribution
Stability Control Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Parking BrakeMechanical
Wheels/Tires17-in x 7J aluminum-alloy wheels; 215/55 R17 H all-season tires
Drag Coeffecient0.372
DIMENSIONS 
Wheelbase99.9 in
Front Track62.2 in
Rear Track60.9 in
Length168.4 in
Width71.2 in
Height58.5 in
Ground Clearance5.7 in
WEIGHTS 
Curb Weight2,987 lbs
GVWR3,990 lbs
Payload844 lbs
FUEL CONSUMPTION** 
City mpg22
Highway mpg31