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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Trim Levels & Specs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Specifications

Compare important 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Exterior length 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4 168.4
Exterior body width 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2
Exterior height 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.0 58.5 58.5 58.0 58.0 58.0 58.5 58.0
Horsepower 170 hp 170 hp 170 hp 170 hp 170 hp 210 hp 170 hp 210 hp 170 hp 210 hp 210 hp
Torque 184 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 207 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 207 lb-ft. 184 lb-ft. 207 lb-ft. 207 lb-ft.
Curb weight 3012 3012 2948 3225 3012 3056 3225 3239 3225 3056 3239
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 3990 3990 3946 4101 3990 4012 4101 4123 4101 4012 4123
Wheelbase 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Turning radius 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 ''
Ground clearance 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.6
Front legroom 41.3 41.3 41.3 41.3 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 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.4
Front headroom 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39
Rear headroom 37 37 37 38 37 37 38 38 38 37 38
Front shoulder room 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55
Rear shoulder room 49 49 49 43 49 49 43 43 43 49 43
Payload 833 lbs. 833 lbs. 851 lbs. 818 lbs. 833 lbs. 847 lbs. 818 lbs. 829 lbs. 818 lbs. 847 lbs. 829 lbs.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Beetle, however, is its roomy interior. The 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Air conditioning, front Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual Climatic manual
Air filter std std std std std std std std std std std
Underseat ducts std std std std std std std std std std std
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cruise control std std std std 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 front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 2 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 mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full full full full full full full full full full
Floor mats rubber 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 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 power power power power
Rear windows fixed fixed fixed power fixed fixed power power power fixed power
1-touch window up driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear front and rear front and rear driver and passenger front and rear
1-touch window down driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear driver and passenger driver and passenger front and rear front and rear front and rear driver and passenger front and rear
Instrumentation analog analog analog analog analog analog analog analog analog analog analog
Tachometer std std std std std std std std std std std
Trip computer std std std std std std std std std std std
Water temp gauge std std std std std std std std std std std
Low fuel warning std std std std std std std std std std std
Exterior temperature display std std std std std std std std std std std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger N/A N/A N/A driver and passenger N/A
Rear window defogger std std std std std std std std std std std
Rear view mirror day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night day-night day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night day-night
Retained accessory power std std std std std std std std std std std
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std std std std std std std std std std
Steering wheel material urethane leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather leather

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 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 window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount window grid window grid window grid window grid and roof mount 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 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 clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Fog/driving lights N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A front N/A front N/A front front
Door count 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows light light light light light light light light light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed fixed 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 dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors std std std std std std std std std std std
Sunroof N/A N/A N/A N/A 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A N/A N/A N/A 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A
Spoiler N/A lip lip lip lip lip lip lip lip lip lip
Wheels 16 silver aluminum 16 silver aluminum 17 silver aluminum 17 silver aluminum 18 silver w/chrome accents aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 17 silver aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 silver w/chrome accents aluminum 19 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Mud flaps N/A opt opt opt opt N/A opt N/A opt N/A N/A
Bodyside insert N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A chrome N/A chrome N/A chrome chrome
Convertible top N/A N/A N/A power N/A N/A power power power N/A power
Convertible roof glass rear window N/A N/A N/A std N/A N/A std std std N/A std

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket bucket bucket sport bucket bucket bucket sport bucket
Standard seating 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Front driver seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way 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 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support driver driver driver driver driver driver driver driver driver driver driver
Front armrests center center center center center center center center center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A 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 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 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 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim V-Tex leatherette cloth V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette cloth V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette V-Tex leatherette leather V-Tex leatherette

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Entertainment System

Some 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability std std std std std std std std std std std
Auxiliary input jack std std std std std std std std std std std
Steering wheel audio controls std std std std std std std std std std std
Voice recognition N/A N/A std N/A std std std N/A std std std
Speakers 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 Fender 9 Fender 9 Fender
Amplifier N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A std std N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume std std std std std std std std std std std
Navigation system N/A N/A N/A N/A yes with voice activation N/A N/A N/A yes with voice activation yes with voice activation N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A std std std std std std std std std std

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Safety and Security Features

Each 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 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 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 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 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 ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front front front front front front front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen halogen high intensity low/high beam halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Daytime running lights std std std std std std std std std std std
Illuminated entry std std std std 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) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A N/A N/A N/A std N/A std N/A std std std
Panic alarm std std std std 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 power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft deterrent alarm system N/A opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt
Ignition disable Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III Immobilizer III
Theft deterrent radio std std std std std std std std std std std
Low tire pressure warning std std std std std std std std std std std
Parking assist N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
First aid kit N/A opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt opt
Blind spot sensor N/A N/A N/A N/A std N/A N/A N/A std std N/A
In-Vehicle Assistance Service N/A N/A VW Car-Net N/A VW Car-Net VW Car-Net VW Car-Net N/A VW Car-Net VW Car-Net VW Car-Net
Stolen vehicle tracking N/A N/A std N/A std std std N/A std std std
Cornering lights N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A std N/A std N/A std std
Directionally adaptive headlights N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A std N/A

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Mechanical Features

The 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Engine 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 1.8L I-4 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 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 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist std std std std std std std std std std std
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel 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 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 rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering std std std std std std std std std std std
Suspension tuning regular regular regular regular regular sport regular sport regular sport sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut strut strut strut strut strut strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar std std std std std std std std std std std
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link 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 std std std std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system std std std std std std std std std std std
Sequential shift control std std Tiptronic std std Tiptronic std opt std Tiptronic opt
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD 6-spd auto 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 3.87 3.65 3.87 3.87 3.94 3.87 3.94 3.87 3.94 3.94
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Locking/limited slip differential N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A std N/A std N/A std std

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Other Specs

In general, the 2016 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 Wolfsburg Edition w/PZEV 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line S 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4 1.8T SEL 2dr Convertible, Engine: 1.8L I-4 R-Line SEL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: 2.0L I-4 R-Line SE 2dr Convertible, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Luggage capacity 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft. 29.9 cu.ft. 7.1 cu.ft.
Base engine size 1.8 liters 1.8 liters 1.8 liters 1.8 liters 1.8 liters 2.0 liters 1.8 liters 2.0 liters 1.8 liters 2.0 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm 6,200 6,200 6,200 6,200 6,200 5,300 6,200 5,300 6,200 5,300 5,300
Torque rpm 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,700 1,500 1,700 1,500 1,700 1,700
Fuel tank capacity 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal. 14.5 gal.
EPA mileage estimates 25 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy 25 City / 34 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy
Lighting - map lights front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear 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 fade fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light std std std std std std std std std std std
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 driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts front front front N/A front front N/A N/A N/A front N/A
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Tires P215/60HR16.0 BSW AS P215/60HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS P235/40HR19.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Bodyside moldings body-colored body-colored body-colored body-colored body-colored black body-colored black body-colored black black

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Wheel Offset 32 - 55 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
0-60 times 6.7 - 7.9 sec
Horsepower 170 - 210 hp
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Tire size 215/65 R15 - 235/35 R20
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