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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$19,975
Invoice *
$18,160
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
70 amp / 90 amp
Battery
63 amp
Axle Ratio
3.67 / 4.14
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Drive Type
front-wheel

Steering and Suspension

Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Wheels
14.0 " steel
Front Tires
P195/60HR14.0 AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size

Seating and Interior

Front Seat Type
sport
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
50-50
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth / leather w/carpet lower

Comfort and Conveniences

Convertible Roof
manual with glass rear window
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Air Conditioning
rear HVAC
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
6-disc
Speakers
8
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Tinted Windows
light
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
160.6 "
Exterior Width
66.7 "
Exterior Height
56.0 "
Wheelbase
97 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
57 "
Curb Weight
2,701 lbs.
Front Legroom
42.3 "
Rear Legroom
31.1 "
Front Headroom
38.7 "
Rear Headroom
36.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
46.5 "
Passenger Volume
82 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
7.8 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Major Components Months/Miles
120/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
24/100,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
24/24,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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