2005 Volkswagen Beetle Model Comparison

GLS TDI Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $22,365.00 $19,510.00 $16,705.00
Destination $615.00 $615.00 $615.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 1.8L I4 2.0L I4
Horsepower 115 @ 5400 RPM 180 @ 5500 RPM 115 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 125 @ 3200 RPM 173 @ 1950 RPM 122 @ 2600 RPM
Valves 2 5 2
Displacement (cc) 1984 1781 1984
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.4 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.5:1 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A 24 24
Highway (mpg) N/A 31 30

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3152.6 2934.4 2826.3
Wheelbase (in.) 98.8 98.9 98.9
Length (in.) 161.1 164.9 164.9
Width (in.) 67.9 68.3 68.3
Height (in.) 59.1 56.7 56.7
Track Front (in.) 59.3 59.6 59.6
Track Rear (in.) 58.5 58.8 58.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.7 38.6 38.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2 37.4 37.4
Front Legroom (in.) 39.4 41.5 41.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 31.5 33.5 33.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.8 53.7 53.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 42.1 52.7 52.7
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 55.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 57.6

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 78.0 88.0 88.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension torsion torsion torsion
Tires 205/55R16 205/55R16 195/65R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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