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Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 1.8 L

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 1.8 L

2-door 4-seater coupé, 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, 1786 cm3 / 109.0 cu in / 109.0 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 219.7 N·m / 162.0 lb·ft / 162.0 lb·ft, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2004
ModelNew Beetle GLS 1.8 LIssued until
SerieNew BeetleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)340 l / 12.01 cu ft / 12.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2407 l / 85.00 cu ft / 85.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4100 mm / 161.4 in / 161.4 inTotal (curb) weight1279 kg / 2820 lb / 2820 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1786 cm3 / 109.0 cu in / 109.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque219.7 N·m / 162.0 lb·ft / 162.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output61.6 kW/l / 1.353 bhp/cu in / 1.353 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque123.0 N·m/l / 1.08 lb·ft/cu in / 1.08 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 ratio117.3 kW/ton / 88.9 bhp/ton / 88.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range632 km / 393 mi / 393 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/65-R17Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 1.8 L

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