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Volkswagen New Beetle 2.3 V5 20V

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.3 V5 20V

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve VR (narrow-angle V) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2000
ModelNew Beetle 2.3 V5 20VIssued until0
SerieNew BeetleNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation9C
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform9CNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4081 mm / 160.7 in / 160.7 inTotal (curb) weight1340 kg / 2954 lb / 2954 lb
Width1724 mm / 67.9 in / 67.9 inDry weight
Height1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2508 mm / 98.7 in / 98.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1508 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6271929824561  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAQNTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeVR (narrow-angle V) engine Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.8980044345898
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.80 cm3/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power125.0 kW / 167.6 hp / 167.6 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.8 kW/l / 1.182 bhp/cu in / 1.182 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 WR16Tyres rear205/55 WR16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen New Beetle 2.3 V5 20V

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