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Image Left 2009 New Beetle

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NHTSA Crash-Test Results
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle 2-DR. w/SAB
Frontal driver
Frontal passenger
Side driver
Side rear passenger
Rollover 2 Wheel Drive

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Specifications

Engine LocationFront
Drive TypeFront Wheel
Front Mounted, Transverse
Body / ChassisUnitized construction, bolt-on front fenders
Production Years for Series1994 - 2011
PriceMSRP: $18,545-26,175
Invoice: $17,605-24,585
Weight2884 lbs | 1308.16 kg
MPG City20
MPG Highway28

0-60 mph8.4 seconds.
Top Speed126 mph | 202.734 km/h
Coefficient of Drag0.38

Engine Type : I5 2500 cc | 152.6 cu in. | 2.5 L.
150 HP (110.4 KW) @ 5000 RPM
170 Ft-Lbs (230 NM) @ 3750 RPM
Bore : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Stroke : 3.7 in | 93 mm.

5 Manual , 6 Automatic

Gear Ratios
1st Gear3.78
2nd Gear2.12
3rd Gear1.36
4th Gear1.03
5th Gear0.84

Cargo Volume27 cu. ft.
Passenger Volume81.0 cu. ft.
Interior Volume46.00
Standard Payload772.0 lbs
Fuel Capacity14.5 Gal
Seating Capacity4
Length161.1 in | 4092 mm.
Width67.9 in | 1725 mm.
Height59.0 in | 1499 mm.
Wheelbase98.8 in | 2510 mm.
Front Track59.4 in | 1509 mm.
Rear Track58.8 in | 1494 mm.
Ground Clearance4.6 in | 117 mm.
Front Headroom38.2 in | 970 mm.
Rear Headroom36.7 in | 932 mm.
Front Legroom39.4 in | 1001 mm.
Rear Legroom33.5 in | 851 mm.
Front Shoulder Room52.8 in | 1341 mm.
Rear Shoulder Room49.3 in | 1252 mm.
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SuspensionFront : Independent MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Telescopic Shock Absorbers, 23 mm Integrated Stabilizer Bar

Rear : Independent Torsion Beam Axle, coil Springs, Telescopic Gas Pressurized Shock Absorbers, 18mm Stabilizer Bar

 Rack and Pinion with Power Assist
Steering Overall Ratio15.6:1
Turns lock to lock3.04
Turning Circle35.8 ft

Front BrakesVented Discs
Rear BrakesSolid Discs
Front Brake Size280.0 mm | 11.024 in.
Rear Brake Size232.0 mm | 9.134 in.

Tires / Wheels
Tires205/55R16H All Season Tires
Wheels6.5J x 16in Alloy

Optional Tires
Tires225/45 R 17 H All Season

Optional Wheels
Tires17in Alloy Versus

The 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle measures 67.90 inches in width, 161.10 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 98.80 inches.

For additional safety information and testing procedures, please visit the NHTSA website.

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November 201431,725 
October 201430,313 
September 201425,996 
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July 201430,553 
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