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Volkswagen New Beetle Automatic

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Volkswagen New Beetle Automatic

3-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2000
ModelNew Beetle AutomaticIssued until
SerieNew BeetleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)201 l / 7.10 cu ft / 7.10 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight1205 kg / 2657 lb / 2657 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.89 m2 / 9.6 sq ft / 9.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.2 kW / 29.8 hp / 29.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.4 mm / 3.05 in / 3.05 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity398.84 cm3/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationMax. torque152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.0 kW/l / 1.032 bhp/cu in / 1.032 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio84.1 kW/ton / 63.7 bhp/ton / 63.7 bhp/ton
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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front190/65-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen New Beetle Automatic

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