2016 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.8T SE Specs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.8T SE Manual powered by 1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 5-Speed Manual transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$21,350
Starting Price (MSRP)
$20,497
Invoice
Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 mpg
Hwy: 34 mpg

Exterior Colors

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

Dimensions

  • Length:
    168 inches
  • Height:
    58 inches
  • Max width:
    71 inches
  • Front width:
    62 inches
  • Rear width:
    60 inches
  • Wheelbase:
    100 inches
  • Ground Clearance:
    5 inches

Interior Colors And Materials

Standard Interior Materials
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Interior

  • Seating Capacity
    4 seater
  • Trunk Volume
    15.4 ft³
  • Maximum Cargo Space
    29 ft³

Interior Space

  • Front Seat Leg Room:
    41 inches
  • Front Seat Head Room:
    39 inches
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room:
    55 inches
  • Rear Seat Leg Room:
    31 inches
  • Rear Seat Head Room:
    37 inches
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room:
    49 inches

Performance

  • Engine
    1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Manual
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    170 hp
    @ 4800 rpm
  • Torque @ RPM:
    184 lb-ft
    @ 1500 rpm

Fuel Efficiency

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14 gallons
Fuel Economy
  • Combined:
    28 mpg
  • City:
    25 mpg
  • Highway:
    34 mpg
Cruising Range
  • City:
    362 miles
  • Highway:
    493 miles

Suspensions And Tires

Wheels and Tires
  • Front Tire:
    P215/55HR17
  • Rear Tire:
    P215/55HR17
  • Spare Tire:
    Compact
Suspension Type
  • Front Suspension:
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension:
    Multi-Link
  • Steering Type:
    Rack-Pinion
Turining Diameter
  • Curb to Curb:
    35 ft