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2008 Volkswagen New Beetle S Specs

Volkswagen New Beetle

2008 Volkswagen New Beetle S Manual Hatchback powered by 2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas Engine.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$17,475
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
TBC
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Coupe
Seating capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
  • Horsepower
    150 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • Torque
    170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    16" x 6.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    16" x 6.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Independent
  • Rear Suspension
    Torsion Beam

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P205/55HR16
  • Rear Tire
    P205/55HR16
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    20 MPG
  • Highway
    28 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    14.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    290 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    406 miles

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
    98.8 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 Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    2,884 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • BLACK
  • CREAM
  • GRAY

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