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3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Volkswagen Beetle

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2013 Volkswagen Beetle specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2013 Volkswagen Beetle warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L 2dr Hatchback2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Turbo 2dr Hatchback (Disc)2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$19,995$23,395$23,495
    Invoice *$19,195$22,459$22,555
    Engine2.5L I-5 170 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 140 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City22.0 mpg21.0 mpg28.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy31.0 mpg30.0 mpg41.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-5 170 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 140 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD6-spd man w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 ampN/A
    Battery330 amp with run down protection330 amp with run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.653.943.68
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedpremium unleadeddiesel
    Fuel Tank14.5 gal.14.5 gal.14.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/Abrake actuatedN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilitystability controlelectronic stability
    RideN/AsportN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensiontorsion beam beammulti-linktorsion beam beam
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " machined aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP215/55HR17.0BSW ASP235/45HR18.0BSW ASP215/55HR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketsportbucket
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsN/Acenter w/storageN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Rear Seats50-50 bench50-50 bench50-50 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat TrimV-Tex leatheretteclothV-Tex leatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertbody-coloredsimulated carbon fibrebody-colored
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AleatherN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningClimatic manualClimatic manualClimatic manual
    Climate ControlClimaticClimaticClimatic
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanSiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/Aradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid and roof mountwindow grid and roof mountwindow grid and roof mount
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjetsjets
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Head Protectiondriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length168.4 "168.4 "168.4 "
    Exterior Width71.2 "71.2 "71.2 "
    Exterior Height58.5 "58.5 "58.5 "
    Wheelbase100 "100 "100 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '17.7 '
    Curb Weight2,939 lbs.3,042 lbs.3,073 lbs.
    Payload858 lbs.831 lbs.811 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.37.37.37
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "41.3 "
    Rear Legroom31.4 "31.4 "31.4 "
    Front Headroom39.4 "39.4 "39.4 "
    Rear Headroom37.1 "37.1 "37.1 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.3 "55.3 "55.3 "
    Rear Shoulder Room49.0 "49.0 "49.0 "
    Passenger Volume85 cu.ft.85 cu.ft.85 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.4 cu.ft.15.4 cu.ft.15.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.29.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerN/AlipN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Insertchromeblackchrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
2.0L TDI 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.0T Fender Edition 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.0T Fender Edition 2dr Hatchback (Disc)
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.0T Turbo 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.0T Turbo 2dr Hatchback (Disc)
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.5L 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
2.5L Fender Edition 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
R-Line 2dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
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