Volkswagen
New Beetle
1999
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1999 Volkswagen New Beetle Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$15,900
Invoice *
$14,990
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
24.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
31.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 115 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
90 amp
Axle Ratio
4.88
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel / stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
semi-independent torsion beam beam
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " steel
Front Tires
P205/55HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
full bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
premium cloth
Door Trim
leatherette
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear / rubber front & rear / vinyl/rubber front
Dashboard Trim
aluminum / genuine wood
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
6 / 6 performance
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
integrated roof
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Power Outlets
3
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Smokers Package
ashtray
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
fixed
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
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
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
161.1 "
Exterior Width
67.9 "
Exterior Height
59.5 "
Wheelbase
99 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
16.4 '
Curb Weight
2,769 lbs.
Payload
860 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.38
Front Legroom
39.4 "
Rear Legroom
33.0 "
Front Headroom
41.3 "
Rear Headroom
36.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
49.4 "
Passenger Volume
84 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
12.0 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear / body-colored front and rear
Bumpers
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
24/24,000
Major Components Months/Miles
120/unlimited
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
24/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
24/24,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1999 Volkswagen New 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.

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

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