Engines & Power

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New Beetle 2.5L

Standard Engine 2.0L 138 hp I4 2.5L 150 hp I5
Horsepower 138 @ 6000 RPM 150 @ 5000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 136 @ 4500 RPM 170 @ 3750 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 16/DOHC 20/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 1975 2480
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.23 X 3.68 3.25 X 3.65
Compression Ratio 10.1:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/MPFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

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New Beetle 2.5L

Standard Transmission 5-Speed Manual Overdrive 5-Speed Manual Overdrive

Payload & Towing

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New Beetle 2.5L

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 98.10 81.00
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 18.30 12.00
Standard Towing (lb.) No data No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data

Braking & Traction

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New Beetle 2.5L

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Opt. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A Std.
Traction Control N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std.
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