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1998 Volkswagen New Beetle

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1998 Volkswagen New Beetle
Available in 2 styles:  New Beetle 2dr Hatchback TDI shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

23–41 city / 29–48 hwy


24 months/24,000 miles

24 months/24,000 miles

120 months/100,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage
24 months/24,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation
144 months/unlimited distance

Standard Features & Options

Available options vary by style
Standard Equipment
Available Options
 --  Not Available
2 Styles Available    

Starting MSRP$15,200$16,475

Body ExteriorBaseTDI
Heated door mirrors
Power door mirrors
Number of doors:2

Convenience FeaturesBaseTDI
Power windows $470 $275
Air conditioning
Tilt steering wheel
Telescoping steering wheel
Front cupholders
Rear cupholders
Remote keyless entry
Power moonroof $690 $690
Speed control $470

Entertainment FeaturesBaseTDI
AM/FM radio

Lighting, Visibility and InstrumentationBaseTDI
Variably intermittent wipers
Front fog lights $410 $410
Rear window defroster

Fuel tank capacity:14.5gal.
Compressor:intercooled turbo --
Number of valves:8
Drive type:front-wheel
Cylinder configuration:I-4

Engine litersBaseTDI
1.9 --
2.0 --

Fuel economy cityBaseTDI
23mpg --
41mpg --

Fuel economy highwayBaseTDI
29mpg --
48mpg --

90hp @ 4,000RPM --
115hp @ 5,200RPM --

Recommended fuelBaseTDI
Regular unleaded --
Diesel --

122 lb.-ft. @ 2,600RPM --
149 lb.-ft. @ 1,900RPM --

4 speed automatic $875 $875
5 speed manual

Safety and SecurityBaseTDI
Panic alarm
Dual front side impact airbags
Dual front impact airbags
ABS brakes $300 $300
Ignition disable
Security system

Seats and TrimBaseTDI
Leather steering wheel $700 $700
Leather shift knob $700 $700
Leather upholstery $700 $700
Max seating capacity:4
Front center armrest:w/storage
Rear seats:bench
Front seats:bucket
Heated front seats $150 $150

Four wheel independent suspension
Alloy wheels $410 $410
Rear tires:205/55HR16.0 BSW
Power steering
Front tires:205/55HR16.0 BSW

2 Styles Available

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