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2012 Nissan Versa Hatchback
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Volkswagen New Beetle
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
50.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
122 hp @ 5200 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
127 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,693 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
23 MPG
City
26 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
343.2 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
409.2 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.1 in
161.1 in
Height
60.4 in
59 in
Max Width
66.7 in
67.9 in
Front Width
58.3 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
58.5 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.3 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.5 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
48.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
50.7 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.2 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
50.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent Strut
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P185/65R15
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P185/65R15
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
T125/70D15
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Suede-tricot seat trim
  • Charcoal, Suede-tricot seat trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Optional
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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