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2009 Volkswagen Beetle Comparisons

2.5 Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $19,390.00 $18,595.00 $19,575.00
Destination $700.00 $670.00 $670.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I5 1.8L I4 2.3L I4
Horsepower 150 @ 5000 RPM 138 @ 6300 RPM 156 @ 6500 RPM
Torque 170 @ 3750 RPM 125 @ 3800 RPM 150 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2480 1796 2260
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.5 3.4 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1 9.7:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 24 22
Highway (mpg) 29 32 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3247.4 2799.9 2982.9
Wheelbase (in.) 98.8 102.9 103.9
Length (in.) 161.1 170.5 176.8
Width (in.) 67.9 69.0 69.1
Height (in.) 59.0 57.4 57.7
Track Front (in.) 59.4 58.6 60.2
Track Rear (in.) 58.8 58.6 59.6
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.2 38.9 39.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.7 38.3 38.4
Front Legroom (in.) 39.4 42.0 41.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.5 35.3 36.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 52.8 53.9 54.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 49.3 52.8 54.0
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 51.8 53.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 51.4 52.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 81.0 92.4 95.3

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension torsion torsion multi-link
Tires 205/55R16 205/55R16 205/50R17

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. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
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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