Volkswagen Beetle 1.6
Model Year 1997 (Volkswagen New Beetle 9C), B - Segment (City car)

drivers'

3.8

rating

hatchback
hatchback
x 3
x 3
Front
Front
1.6 L4 8v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Beetle 1.6

The German car first seen in 1997 and powered by a 4 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 1.6 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 or a automatic gearbox with 4 gears. Vehicle in question is a city car with the top speed of 179km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 11.6s and consumping around 7.5 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen

1.6 8v ALZ

displacement:
1595
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
8, 2 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
102
hp
torque:
148
Nm
Vehicle information - Volkswagen Beetle
~70% score
produced:
1997. - 2006.
 
body style:
hatchback
3 door
length:
4081
mm
width:
1724
mm
height:
1498
mm
boot:
209 - 769
l
fuel tank:
55
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

E

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

7.5

l/100km

weight:
1178
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
11.6
s
top speed:
179
km/h
cons. (urban):
10.3
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.9
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.5
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
180
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

E

category

automatic

4 gears

average

8.3

l/100km

weight:
1233
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
13.2
s
top speed:
175
km/h
cons. (urban):
11.5
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
8.3
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
199
g/km

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Safety results for Volkswagen Beetle

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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