2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Turbo S Specs

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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Turbo S Manual powered by 1.8L Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Manual transmission.

Overview
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$23,540
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Coupe
Seating capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.8L Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    180 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Torque
    173 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Manual
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    35.8 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7.0"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent
  • Rear Suspension
    Independent

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/45HR17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/45HR17
  • Spare Tire
    P225/45HR17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    26 MPG
  • City
    23 MPG
  • Highway
    30 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14.5 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    161.1 in
  • Height
    59 in
  • Max Width
    67.9 in
  • Front Width
    59.4 in
  • Rear Width
    58.8 in
  • Wheelbase
    98.7 in
  • Ground Clearance
    4.6 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    4 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    39.4 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38.2 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    52.8 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    33.5 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    36.7 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    49.3 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,005 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Platinum Grey
  • Reflex Silver
  • Uni-Red

Standard Interior Materials

  • Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Interior Trim

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

Safety

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Rollover Rating

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    12 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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