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1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio GL specs & colors

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1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio GL

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EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 14 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Rear Wheel Size 14 x 6 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70
Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
Cruising Range - City 319.00 mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 406.00 mi
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Trans Type 4
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.1 x 0.79 in
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 14.5 gal
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 32.8 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 2850 lbs
Front Head Room 38.7 in
Second Leg Room 31.1 in
Second Head Room 36.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 4.4 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room N/A in
Liftover Height N/A in
Front Leg Room 42.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 46.5 in
Track Width, Front 57.6 in
Track Width, Rear 56.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 66.7 in
Wheelbase 97.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 54.1 in
Height, Overall 56.0 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Trunk Volume 7.8 ft³
Passenger Volume 81.9 ft³
Length, Overall 160.4 in
4-speed electronically controlled adaptive dual mode automatic transmission Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Dual covered illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Roll bar Standard
Pwr central locking system-inc: selective unlocking at front doors Standard
3-point front/rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/temp gauges Standard
2-way adjustable front seat headrests Standard
Front/rear coil springs/telescopic shock absorbers Standard
70 amp alternator Standard
63 amp/hr battery Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Full cloth reclining front sport seats w/driver seat height adjustment Standard
Center console-inc: rear lockable compartment w/padded lid, rear cup holder, rear ashtray receptacle w/red insert Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Standard
Remote trunk release Standard
Roll bar Standard
2.0L SOHC SMPI 4 cyl engine Standard
Air conditioning w/pollen/dust filter Standard
Open door warning/courtesy lights Standard
2-speed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Molded door trim w/french uni-cloth inserts, integrated armrests Standard
Space-saver spare tire Standard
TLEV (Transitional Low Emission Vehicle) concept Standard
Dual tone horn Standard
Digital clock Standard
Pwr-assisted front vented disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Lockable rear folding seat w/integrated headrests Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Darkened tail lamp lenses Standard
Anti-lock braking system Standard
Luggage compartment floor covering/light Standard
Tinted glass Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar Standard
14" x 6.0" black steel wheels w/full wheel cover Standard
Anti-lock braking system Standard
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system Standard
Front door storage pockets Standard
Trunk storage net for roof cover/boot Standard
Pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard
Rear seat heating/air cond ducts Standard
Body-color integrated bumpers w/black lower section Standard
14.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
Interior dome light Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Front/rear floor mats Standard
Dual body color remote heated side mirrors Standard
Anti-intrusion side door beams Standard
P195/60HR14 all-season tires Standard
Illuminated front ashtray Standard
Glass rear window w/electric defogger Standard
Clear lens halogen headlamps w/light weight, chip resistant polycarbonate lens Standard
Auto locking trunk lid Standard
Front seat storage trays Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette w/anti-theft coding, 8-speaker system Standard
Folded top boot cover Standard
Black flexible whip antenna Standard
Body-color body-side molding/door handles/2-bar grille Standard
Fully padded 6-layer manually operated vinyl convertible top Standard

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