1998 Volkswagen New Beetle

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1998 Volkswagen New Beetle

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Available in 2 styles:  New Beetle 2dr Hatchback Base shown
Asking Price Range
$1,548–$6,556
Estimated MPG

23–41 city / 29–48 hwy

Specifications

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Power and Performance

5-spd man transmission w/OD
90 amp alternator
60 amp battery
Engine oil cooler
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal. fuel tank
Non stainless steel exhaust with chrome tailpipe finish

Handling and Control

Front-wheel drive
Front strut suspension
Front anti-roll bar
Coil front springs
Torsion beam beam rear suspension
Rear anti-roll bar
Coil rear springs
Rack & pinion steering
4 wheel disc brakes
Front vented disc brakes
16.0 " steel wheels
P205/55HR16.0BSW AS tires
Steel spare wheel/tire

Design and Dimensions

Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Rear bumpers with 2 rear tow hook(s)
Rocker panel extensions
Monotone paint
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.0 cu.ft. maximum cargo volume
Exterior Length
161.1 " exterior length
Exterior Width
67.9 " exterior body width
Exterior Height
59.5 " exterior height
Wheelbase
99 " wheelbase
Front Tread
60 " front tread
Rear Tread
59 " rear tread
Turning Radius
16.4 ' turning radius
Drag Coefficient
.38 drag coefficient
Front Legroom
39.4 " front legroom
Rear Legroom
33.0 " rear legroom
Front Headroom
41.3 " front headroom
Rear Headroom
36.7 " rear headroom
Front Shoulder Room
52.8 " front shoulder room
Rear Shoulder Room
49.4 " rear shoulder room
Passenger Volume
84 cu.ft. passenger volume
Interior Cargo Volume
12.0 cu.ft. interior cargo volume

Standard Warranties and Ownership Benefits

Bumper to Bumper (mths/miles)
24/24,000
Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000
Corrosion Perforation (mths/miles)
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance (mths/miles)
24/24,000
Maintenance (mths/miles)
24/24,000
Accessories (mths/miles)
96/80,000

Active and Passive Safety

Oil pressure warning
Battery warning
Lights on warning
Key in ignition warning
Daytime running lights
Center high mounted stop light
Driver and passenger airbags
Driver side impact airbags
Passenger side impact airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Ignition disable
Panic alarm
Security system

Comfort and Convenience

2 doors
Dual power remote heated mirrors
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Day-night rearview mirror
Seating capacity of 4
Front bucket seats
Adjustable front head restraints
Center front armrest w/storage
6-way driver seat
Rear seat easy entry
6-way front passenger seat
Rear full bench seats
Adjustable rear head restraints
Premium cloth front seat trim
Leatherette door trim insert
Full cloth headliner
Carpet floor trim
Carpeted front & rear floor mats
Lighted locking glove box
Dome light w/fade
Front reading lights
Full floor console
Front and rear cupholders
2 seatback storage pockets
Dual door bins
Carpeted cargo floor trim
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door trim
Rigid cargo cover
Cargo light
Manual air conditioning
Air filter
Underseat ducts
Premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Cassette
Compatible CD
6 speakers
Radio theft deterrent
Integrated roof antenna
Power with 2 stage unlock door locks
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry
Power trunk/hatch/door release
Power remote fuel flap release
Fuel filler door release included with power doors
2 12V DC power outlets
Driver foot rest
Tachometer
In-dash clock
Trip odometer
Telescopic tilt steering wheel
Manual front windows
Fixed rear windows
Light tinted windows
Variable intermittent front windshield wipers
Rear defroster

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