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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Trim Levels & Specs

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Specifications

Compare important 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Exterior length 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10 161.10
Exterior body width 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90 67.90
Exterior height 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.00 59.10 59.10 59.10 59.10
Horsepower 115 90 150 115 90 150 150 180 115 115 150 150
Torque 122 155 162 122 155 162 162 173 125 125 162 162
Fuel economy - city 24 42 24 24 42 24 24 23 24 24 24 24
Fuel economy - highway 31 49 31 31 49 31 31 30 30 30 31 31
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 11.10 14.00 8.30 11.10 14.00 8.30 8.30 8.30 11.50 11.50 9.10 9.10
1/4 mile time 18.00 19.30 16.60 18.00 19.30 16.60 16.60 16.20 18.20 18.20 17.10 17.10
1/4 mile speed 76 70 83 76 70 83 83 85 76 76 80 80
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
Slalom speed 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 62 61 61 61 61
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25/3.65 " 3.13/3.76 " 3.19/3.40 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.13/3.76 " 3.19/3.40 " 3.19/3.40 " 3.19/3.40 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.25/3.65 " 3.19/3.40 " 3.19/3.40 "
Curb weight 2817.00 2899.00 2820.00 2855.00 3018.00 2954.00 2958.00 3005.00 3075.00 3082.00 3166.00 3170.00
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 3704.00 3704.00 3704.00 3704.00 3793.00 3836.00 3836.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.70 98.80 98.80 98.80 98.80
Front track 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.40 59.30 59.30 59.30 59.30
Rear track 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.80 58.50 58.50 58.50 58.50
Turning radius 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90
Front legroom 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40 39.40
Rear legroom 33.50 33.50 33.50 33.50 33.50 33.50 33.50 33.50 31.50 31.50 31.50 31.50
Front headroom 41.30 41.30 41.30 38.20 38.20 38.20 38.20 38.20 40.70 40.70 40.70 40.70
Rear headroom 36.70 36.70 36.70 36.70 36.70 36.70 36.70 36.70 37.20 37.20 37.20 37.20
Front shoulder room 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80 52.80
Rear shoulder room 49.30 49.30 49.30 49.30 49.30 49.30 49.30 49.30 42.10 42.10 42.10 42.10
Luggage volume 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
Luggage volume (max) 27.10 27.10 27.10 27.10 27.10 27.10 27.10 27.10 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
Passenger volume 85 85 85 81 81 81 81 81 78 78 78 78
Fuel tank 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50
Payload 860 860 860 860 860 860 860 765 811 778 780 776
Drag coefficient 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the New Beetle, however, is its roomy interior. The 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Door count 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Spoiler 3480 3480 3481 N/A N/A 3481 3481 3481 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front tires P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P225/45HR17.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 16" steel 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 17" silver alloy 16" steel 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy
Roof rack 3798 3798 3798 3798 3798 3798 3798 3798 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mud flaps 3804 3804 3804 3804 3804 3804 3804 3804 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sunroof N/A N/A N/A 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A N/A N/A N/A

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Standard seating 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Entertainment System

Some 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Speakers 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 8 10 10 10 10
Amplifier opt opt opt opt opt opt std std opt opt opt std

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Safety and Security Features

Each 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Height adjustable seatbelts 3244 3244 3244 3244 3244 3244 3244 3244 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Door curb lights 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
                         

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Mechanical Features

The 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Axle ratio 4.24 3.89 3.94 4.24 3.89 3.94 3.94 3.88 4.24 4.24 3.93 3.93
Engine block heater 3812 3812 3812 3812 3812 3812 3812 3812 N/A N/A N/A N/A

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Other Specs

In general, the 2003 Volkswagen New 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 GL 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 2.0L 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS TDI 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GLX 2dr Hatchback, Engine: Turbo S 2dr Hatchback, Engine: GL 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLS 1.8T 2dr Convertible, Engine: GLX 2dr Convertible, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000

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0-60 times 8.3 - 14 sec
Horsepower 90 - 180 hp
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Wheel Offset 32 - 42 mm
Lug Pattern PCD 5x100
Tire size 205/60 R15 - 235/35 R19
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