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Saturn Astra
2008 Saturn Astra
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$15,875
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Volkswagen New Beetle
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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$18,690
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$1,325)
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
125 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$1,325)
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,921 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
23 MPG
City
24 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
288 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
384 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
170.5 in
161.1 in
Height
57.4 in
59 in
Max Width
69 in
67.9 in
Front Width
58.6 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
58.6 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
102.9 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.9 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.3 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.8 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.4 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
12.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55R16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/55R16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Interior
  • 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
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / 36,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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