2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T SE Specs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T SE Automatic Convertible powered by 1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$28,070
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.8-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Convertible
Seating capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.8-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    170 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Torque
    184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    35.4 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    28 MPG
  • City
    25 MPG
  • Highway
    34 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    6.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    362.5 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    493 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    168.4 in
  • Height
    58 in
  • Max Width
    71.2 in
  • Front Width
    62.1 in
  • Rear Width
    61.2 in
  • Wheelbase
    100 in
  • Ground Clearance
    5.6 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    4 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.3 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.3 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    31.4 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.6 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    43.1 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,225 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black Uni/Beige Roof
  • Black Uni/Black Roof
  • Dark Bronze Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Denim Blue/Beige Roof, Build Out:07/24/2015
  • Denim Blue/Black Roof, Build Out:07/24/2015
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic/Beige Roof, Build Out:03/07/2016
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic/Black Roof, Build Out:03/07/2016
  • Platinum Gray Metallic/Black Roof
  • Pure White/Beige Roof
  • Pure White/Black Roof
  • Reflex Silver Metallic/Black Roof, Build Out:03/07/2016
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Beige Roof
  • Silk Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Toffee Brown Metallic/Beige Roof, Build Out:07/24/2015
  • Tornado Red/Beige Roof
  • Tornado Red/Black Roof
  • Yellow Rush/Black Roof, Build Out:07/24/2015

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Habanero Orange Metallic /Black Roof

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Standard
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Lighting Package

$795

LED Rear License Plate Light, Bi-Xenon Headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Side Crash Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    12 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles