1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio GL specs & colors

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EPA Classification Sub-Compact

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Base Curb Weight 2771 lbs

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

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

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