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2006 Volkswagen New Beetle

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2006 Volkswagen New Beetle
Available in 3 styles:  2006 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Convertible shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

22–37 city / 30–44 hwy


Notable Features

  • Retro styling
  • New inline-five-cylinder for 2006
  • Manual or automatic
  • Coupe or convertible
  • Available Engines:
  • 100-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (diesel)
  • 150-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)
  • Transmissions:
  • 5-speed manual w/OD
  • 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Visual appeal, especially of convertible
  • Ride comfort
  • Steering response
  • Performance of manual-shift diesel
  • Resale value
What We Don't Like
  • Backseat space
  • Cargo space in convertible
  • Once innovative design now somewhat dated

3 Styles: View, Compare & Price

Standard Engine

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2.5 2dr Hatchback
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5 cyl.
150-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)
Destination charge: $630

TDI 2dr Hatchback
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4 cyl.
100-hp, 1.9-liter I-4 (diesel)
Destination charge: $630

2.5 2dr Convertible
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5 cyl.
150-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)
Destination charge: $630

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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