1999 Volkswagen Cabrio specs & colors

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Medium Grey



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EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Front Wheel Size 14 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Size 14 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70

Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Cruising Range - City 348.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 24 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 449.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.1 x 0.79 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

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

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 32.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft

Front Tire Size P195/60R14
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact

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

Base Curb Weight 2771 lbs

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume 81.9 ft³
Front Head Room 38.7 in
Front Leg Room 42.3 in
Front Shoulder Room 54.1 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Second Head Room 36.6 in
Second Leg Room 31.1 in
Second Shoulder Room 46.5 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 97.4 in
Length, Overall 160.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 66.7 in
Height, Overall 56.0 in
Track Width, Front 57.6 in
Track Width, Rear 56.2 in
Min Ground Clearance 4.4 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 7.8 ft³

14.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Rear seat heating/air cond ducts Standard
Lockable rear folding seat w/integrated headrests Standard
Trunk storage net for roof cover/boot Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette w/anti-theft coding, 8-speaker system Standard
Front/rear coil springs/telescopic shock absorbers Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
Front seat storage trays Standard
Body-color 2-bar grille Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
4-spoke padded steering wheel w/height-adjustable steering column Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Front door storage pockets Standard
63 amp/hr battery Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system Standard
Dual tone horn Standard
Dual covered visor vanity mirrors Standard
Luggage compartment light Standard
Molded door trim w/cloth inserts, integrated armrests Standard
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Folded top boot cover Standard
3-point front/rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors Standard
70 amp alternator Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Standard
Roll bar Standard
Pwr central locking system-inc: selective unlocking at front doors Standard
Body-color body-side molding Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Open door warning reflectors Standard
Body-color integrated bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Interior dome light Standard
2-way adjustable front seat headrests Standard
P195/60HR14 all-season tires Standard
14" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel cover Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Dual black remote pwr side mirrors Standard
Illuminated front ashtray Standard
Luggage compartment floor covering Standard
Center console-inc: rear lockable compartment w/padded lid, rear cup holder, rear ashtray Standard
Tinted glass Standard
Glass rear window w/electric defogger Standard
Roll bar Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/temp gauges Standard
Space-saver spare tire Standard
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Black flexible whip antenna Standard
2.0L SOHC SMPI 4 cyl engine Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Fully padded 6-layer manually operated vinyl convertible top Standard
Full cloth reclining front sport seats w/driver seat height adjustment Standard
City 24/hwy 31 (2.0L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Large front door storage pockets w/carpeting Standard
Digital clock Standard
Euro-style halogen headlamps Standard
Auto locking trunk lid Standard
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar Standard

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