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Beetle TDI® Clean Diesel

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ENGINE 
Type2.0L inline four cylinder, 16V, turbocharged/intercooled, TDI
Bore3.19 in
Stroke3.76 in
Displacement120 cu. in.
Compression Ratio16.5:1
Horsepower (SAE) @ rpm140 hp @ 4000
Maximum torque, lb-ft @ rpm236 lb-ft @ 1750
Fuel RequirementDiesel fuel only
ENGINE DESIGN 
ArrangementFront mounted, transverse
Cylinder blockCast iron
CrankshaftForged steel, five main bearings
Cylinder headAluminum alloy, crossflow
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, spur belt driven, four valves per cylinder, maintenance-free hydraulic lifters
DRIVE TRAIN 
Driven wheelsFront-wheel Drive
1st Gear3.77
2nd Gear1.96
3rd Gear1.26
4th Gear0.87
5th Gear0.86
6th Gear0.72
Reverse4.55
Final I3.68
Final II2.92
CAPACITIES 
Fuel Tank14.5 gal
Engine Oil (with filter)5.8 qt
STEERING 
TypeRack and pinion: electric 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 Volume51.9 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 Coeffecient0.367
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 Weight3,115 lbs
GVWR4,079 lbs
Payload851 lbs
FUEL CONSUMPTION** 
City mpg28
Highway mpg 41