2015 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T Classic specs & colors

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Taupe / Lght Taupe



EPA Classification Compact Cars

Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 17 X 7 in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Rear Wheel Size 17 X 7 in

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 330

Displacement 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 1500
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Cruising Range - City 362.50 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 28 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 478.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 25 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 33 MPG

First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.87
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Trans Description Cont. Again N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.18

Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 in
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.7 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 14.5 gal

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.4 ft
Steering Type Rack-Pinion

Front Tire Size P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs

Base Curb Weight 3012 lbs

Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.2 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Leg Room 31.4 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up 15.4 ft³
Second Hip Room N/A in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down 29.9 ft³
Front Head Room 39.4 in
Second Head Room 37.1 in
Length, Overall 168.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.3 in
Track Width, Rear 60.9 in
Passenger Volume 85.1 ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Wheelbase 100 in
Height, Overall 58.5 in
Second Shoulder Room 49 in
Front Leg Room 41.3 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Track Width, Front 62.2 in

Audio Theft Deterrent Standard
8 Speakers Standard
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Compatible Remote CD, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Radio Data System and External Memory Control Optional
Streaming Audio Optional
1 LCD Monitor In The Front Optional
Window Grid And Roof Mount Antenna Standard
Radio: RNS 315 Touchscreen Nav & Audio System -inc: Bluetooth connectivity w/mic, SiriusXM satellite radio (limited subscription) and media device interface (MDI) Optional

Wheels: 17" Heritage Alloy Optional
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster Standard
Body-Colored Front Bumper Standard
Light Tinted Glass Standard
Steel Spare Wheel Standard
Body-Colored Rear Bumper Standard
Tires: 17" AS Optional
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels Standard
Liftgate Rear Cargo Access Standard
Lip Spoiler Optional
Wheels w/Chrome Accents Optional
Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps Standard
Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets Optional
Body-Colored Door Handles Standard
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks Standard
Body-Colored Bodyside Moldings Standard
Chrome Side Windows Trim Standard
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo Standard
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator Optional

Front Comfort Seats -inc: manually adjustable front seats (including seat height and lumbar support) Optional
Day-Night Rearview Mirror Standard
Valet Function Standard
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature Standard
Driver Foot Rest Standard
Fixed Rear Windows Standard
Front Center Armrest w/Storage Standard
Leather Steering Wheel Optional
Immobilizer III Immobilizer Standard
Rear Cupholder Standard
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts Standard
Rigid Cargo Cover Standard
Air Filtration Standard
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer Optional
Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry Standard
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down Standard
FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access Standard
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column Standard
VW Car-Net Selective Service Internet Access Optional
Smart Device Integration Optional
Front Cupholder Standard
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type Standard
Trip Computer Optional
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination Optional
2 12V DC Power Outlets Standard
Cloth & V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces Optional
Redundant Digital Speedometer Standard
Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback Optional
Interior Trim -inc: Body-Colored Instrument Panel Insert, Body-Colored Door Panel Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents Optional
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material Standard
Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets Standard
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button Standard
Tracker System Optional
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins Optional
Cargo Space Lights Standard
50-50 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat Standard
2 Seatback Storage Pockets Optional
Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints Standard
Front And Rear Map Lights Standard
Carpet Floor Trim Standard
Manual Air Conditioning Standard
Full Cloth Headliner Standard
Analog Appearance Standard
Leather Gear Shifter Material Optional
Driver Seat -inc: Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry Standard
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting Standard
Outside Temp Gauge Standard
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats Optional
Cruise Control Standard

Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering Standard
60-Amp/Hr 330CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control Standard
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control Standard
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Standard
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs Standard
3.87 Axle Ratio Standard
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust Standard
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic Standard
140 Amp Alternator Standard
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank Standard
Engine: 1.8L 4 Cylinder 170 HP Standard
Engine Oil Cooler Standard
Front-Wheel Drive Standard
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars Standard
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs Standard

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags Standard
ABS And Driveline Traction Control Standard
VW Car-Net Emergency Sos Optional
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners Standard
Side Impact Beams Standard
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Standard
Airbag Occupancy Sensor Standard
Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension Standard
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags Standard
Low Tire Pressure Warning Standard

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