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2015 Volkswagen Beetle Trim Levels & Specs

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Specifications

Compare important 2015 Volkswagen Beetle technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Exterior length 168.4 " 168.4 " 168.4 " 168.4 " 168.4 " 168.4 " 168.4 "
Exterior body width 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 "
Exterior height 58.5 " 58.5 " 58.5 " 58.5 " 58.0 " 58.0 " 58.0 "
Horsepower 170 @ 6,200 rpm 170 @ 6,200 rpm 210 @ 5,300 rpm 150 @ 4,000 rpm 170 @ 6,200 rpm 210 @ 5,300 rpm 150 @ 4,000 rpm
Torque 184 @ 1,500 rpm 184 @ 1,500 rpm 207 @ 1,700 rpm 236 @ 1,750 rpm 184 @ 1,500 rpm 207 @ 1,700 rpm 236 @ 1,750 rpm
Fuel economy - city 25 mpg 24 mpg 23 mpg 31 mpg 24 mpg 23 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 33 mpg 33 mpg 31 mpg 41 mpg 32 mpg 31 mpg 40 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 9.0 seconds 8.2 seconds 7.5 seconds 9.5 seconds 9.7 seconds 7.8 seconds 9.9 seconds
1/4 mile time 16.6 seconds 16.4 seconds 15.6 seconds 17.0 seconds 17.0 seconds 15.8 seconds 17.3 seconds
1/4 mile speed 80 mph 82 mph 90 mph 79 mph 79 mph 89 mph 78 mph
Lateral acceleration (g) .8 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9 .9
Slalom speed 60 mph 60 mph 62 mph 60 mph 60 mph 61 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25/3.31 " 3.25/3.31 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.19/3.76 " 3.25/3.31 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.19/3.76 "
Curb weight 2,948 lbs. 2,948 lbs. 3,056 lbs. 3,190 lbs. 3,225 lbs. 3,239 lbs. 3,389 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 3,946 lbs. 3,946 lbs. 4,012 lbs. 4,145 lbs. 4,101 lbs. 4,123 lbs. 4,277 lbs.
Wheelbase 100.0 " 100.0 " 100.0 " 100.0 " 100.0 " 100.0 " 100.0 "
Front track 62.2 " 62.2 " 62.2 " 62.2 " 62.1 " 62.1 " 62.1 "
Rear track 60.9 " 60.9 " 60.9 " 60.9 " 61.2 " 61.2 " 61.2 "
Turning radius 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 ''
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.3 " 41.3 "
Rear legroom 31.4 " 31.4 " 31.4 " 31.4 " 31.4 " 31.4 " 31.4 "
Front headroom 39.4 " 39.4 " 39.4 " 39.4 " 39.3 " 39.3 " 39.3 "
Rear headroom 37.1 " 37.1 " 37.1 " 37.1 " 37.6 " 37.6 " 37.6 "
Front shoulder room 55.3 " 55.3 " 55.3 " 55.3 " 55.3 " 55.3 " 55.3 "
Rear shoulder room 49.0 " 49.0 " 49.0 " 49.0 " 43.1 " 43.1 " 43.1 "
Luggage volume 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 85 cu.ft. 85 cu.ft. 85 cu.ft. 85 cu.ft. 81 cu.ft. 81 cu.ft. 81 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal.
Payload 851 lbs. 851 lbs. 847 lbs. 860 lbs. 818 lbs. 829 lbs. 847 lbs.
Drag coefficient .37 .37 .37 .37 .37 .37 .37

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Beetle, however, is its roomy interior. The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Air conditioning, front Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual
Air filter std std std std std std std
Underseat ducts std std std std std std std
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cruise control std std std std std std std
Cupholders front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather leather leather leather leather leather
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full full full full full full
Floor mats carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows power power power power power power power
Rear windows fixed fixed fixed fixed power power power
1-touch window up driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear front and rear front and rear
1-touch window down driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation analog analog analog analog analog analog analog
Tachometer std std std std std std std
Trip computer std std std std std std std
Water temp gauge std std std std std std std
Low fuel warning std std std std std std std
Exterior temperature display std std std std std std std
Lighting - map lights front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade fade fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light std std std std std std std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A N/A N/A
Rear window defogger std std std std std std std
Rear view mirror day-night day-night day-night day-night day-night day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power std std std std std std std
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std std std std std std
Steering wheel material leather leather leather leather leather leather leather

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2015 Volkswagen Beetle trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Antenna window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Door count 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light light light light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors std std std std std std std
Spoiler lip N/A lip N/A lip lip lip
Front tires P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 17" silver w/chrome accents aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" machined w/painted accents aluminum 17" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" machined w/painted accents aluminum 17" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Bodyside mouldings body-colored body-colored black body-colored body-colored black body-colored
Sunroof N/A 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A N/A N/A
Mud flaps N/A opt opt opt opt opt opt
Fog/driving lights N/A N/A front N/A N/A front front
Bodyside insert N/A N/A chrome chrome N/A chrome chrome
Convertible top N/A N/A N/A N/A power power power
Convertible roof glass rear window N/A N/A N/A N/A std std std

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2015 Volkswagen Beetle trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Front seat type bucket bucket sport bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating 4 passengers 4 passengers 4 passengers 4 passengers 4 passengers 4 passengers 4 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support driver driver driver driver driver driver driver
Front armrests center center center center center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench 50-50 bench
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette cloth V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Entertainment System

Some 2015 Volkswagen Beetle trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Radio SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted 6-disc in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability std std std std std std std
Auxiliary input jack std std std std std std std
Steering wheel audio controls std std std std N/A N/A std
Speakers 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Speed-Sensitive Volume std std std std std std std
Navigation system std opt opt opt opt opt opt
1st row LCD screen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility std std std std std std std
CD changer compatible std std std std std std std
Amplifier N/A 400W 400W 400W 400W 400W 400W

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Safety and Security Features

Each 2015 Volkswagen Beetle trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Occupancy sensor std std std std std std std
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts front front front front N/A N/A N/A
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front front front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen
Daytime running lights std std std std std std std
Illuminated entry std std std std std std std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm std std std std std std std
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Ignition disable Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III
Theft deterrent radio std std std std std std std
Low tire pressure warning std std std std std std std
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Car-Net Car-Net Car-Net Car-Net Car-Net Car-Net Car-Net
Stolen vehicle tracking std std std std std std std
Keyless access system N/A opt opt std opt opt std
Content theft deterrent alarm system N/A opt opt opt opt opt opt
First aid kit N/A opt opt opt opt opt opt
Cornering lights N/A N/A std N/A N/A std N/A

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Mechanical Features

The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist std std std std std std std
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering std std std std std std std
Suspension tuning regular regular sport regular regular sport sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut strut strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar std std std std std std std
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std std std std std std std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system std std std std std std std
Sequential shift control std Tiptronic Tiptronic Tiptronic std Tiptronic Tiptronic
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Axle ratio 3.87 3.65 3.94 3.68 3.87 3.94 3.68
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Locking/limited slip differential N/A N/A std N/A N/A std N/A

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Other Specs

In general, the 2015 Volkswagen Beetle lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims 1.8T Classic 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 2.0T R-Line 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 2.0L TDI 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Maximum towing capacity 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000

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Wheel Offset 32 - 55 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
0-60 times 7.5 - 9.9 sec
Horsepower 150 - 210 hp
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Tire size 215/65 R15 - 235/35 R20
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