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Car reviews - Volkswagen - Beetle - 118 TSI

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Price:

$30,790

Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Coupe
  • Seats: 4
  • Series: 1L MY15
  • Warranty (kms): Unlimited
  • Warranty (years): Three years

Top^Engine

  • Aspiration: Direct Injection Turbo
  • Bore: 76.5mm
  • Capacity: 1390cc
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine type: Horizontally opposed
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 98
  • Litre: 1.4
  • Location: Rear
  • Orientation: Transverse
  • Valve desc.: DOHC VVT
  • Valves: 16

Top^Transmission

  • Drive train: Front-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 55 litres
  • Towing capacity (with brakes): 1800
  • Towing capacity (without brakes): 750

Top^Performance/Statistics

  • CO2 Emissions: 158 g/km
  • CO2 Emissions (City): 207
  • CO2 Emissions (Highway): 129
  • EURO rating: 5
  • Fuel usage: 6.8 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (City): 8.9 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (Highway): 5.5 l/100km
  • Greenhouse rating: 7.5
  • Kerb to kerb: 10.8m
  • Power (kW): 118
  • Power (RPM): 5800
  • Stroke: 75.6
  • Torque (Nm): 240
  • Torque (rpm): 1500-4500
  • Weight (kgs): 1310

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 215/55
  • Front wheels: 7/17
  • Rear tyres: 215/55
  • Rear wheels: 7/17
  • Spare: Space saver
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Doors: 3
  • Ground clearance: 139mm
  • Height: 1477mm
  • Length: 4278mm
  • Track front: 1578
  • Track rear: 1544
  • Wheelbase: 2524
  • Width (without mirrors): 1808mm

Top^Dimensions (Interior)

  • Luggage volume: 310
  • Luggage volume seats down: 905
  • Tow Ball: 90

Top^Interior

  • 3 spoke leather steering wheel:
    • - audio
    • - flat bottomed & body colour insert
    • - height & reach adjustable
    • - phone & bluetooth controls
  • Electric front windows:
    • - remote open & close
    • - roll-back function,one touch up/down
  • Instrumentation:
    • - brake pad wear indicator
    • - comfort indicator function
    • - digital clock
    • - electronic odometer & trip meter
    • - fuel gauge
    • - high coolant temp warning light
    • - low fuel warning light
    • - outside temperature display
    • - service interval display
    • - speedometer & tachometer
    • - white adjustable illumination
  • Madia Device Interface:
    • - cable supplied
    • - in glovebox
  • Multi Function Display (MFD):
    • - audio displays
    • - average & current fuel economy
    • - average & current speed
    • - distance till empty
    • - driving time
    • - oil temperature
    • - speed warning function
    • - trip length
    • - vehicle status
  • RCD510 AM/FM radio:
    • - 6.5” colour touch screen display
    • - 8 speakers
    • - mp3 compatible
    • - sd card slot
    • - six disc cd changer in dash
  • Auxiliary audio input socket: in front centre console
  • Comfort front seats: height adjustable
  • Cupholders: 2 front & 1 rear
  • Door sill scuff plates: with silver highlights
  • Driver & front passenger sunvisors: with ticket holders
  • Driver & passenger vanity mirrors: illuminated & sliding covers
  • Gearshift recommendation indicator: manual trans
  • Three rear head restraints: height adjustable & removable
  • Two 12volt sockets: centre console front & rear
  • Two front reading lights: with indirect dashboard lighting
  • Other:
    • - 50/50 split fold rear seatback
    • - Air quality sensor
    • - Assist straps
    • - Auto dimming rear view mirror
    • - Automatic air circulation
    • - Beetle glovebox in dashboard fascia
    • - Bluetooth audio streaming
    • - Bluetooth phone connectivity
    • - Body colour dashboard fascia
    • - Body colour upper door panels
    • - Carpet floor mats front & rear
    • - Chrome trim highlights
    • - Combined headlight & fog light switch
    • - Comfort cloth seat upholstery
    • - Compartment in roof console
    • - Cruise control
    • - Driver side dash compartment with lid
    • - Dual zone automatic climate control
    • - Dust & pollen filter
    • - Easy entry front seatback release
    • - Front centre armrest with storage
    • - Front door trays with retaining straps
    • - Front seatback storage pockets
    • - Headlight range adjustment
    • - Interior lighting with time delay
    • - Leather gearshift knob
    • - Leather handbrake lever
    • - Luggage compartment light
    • - Open tray on top of dashboard
    • - Optical parking in radio display
    • - Removable luggage cover
    • - Seat belt warning for all seats
    • - Shopping bag hooks
    • - Soft fold-away grab handles
    • - Tray in centre console

Top^Exterior

  • Halogen headlights:
    • - automatic function
    • - clear polycarbonate lens
    • - daytime driving lights
  • Body colour heated door mirrors: with led turn indicator lights
  • Front fog lights in lower bumper: with static cornering light function
  • Lower bodyside moulding: with chrome insert
  • Lower front air intake: with chrome insert
  • Other:
    • - 17”x 7” Rotor alloy wheels
    • - 2 speed aero wipers with wash/wipe
    • - 215/55R17 tyres
    • - Body colour bumpers
    • - Body colour door handles
    • - Dual exposed exhaust tailpipes
    • - Heat insulating tinted glass
    • - Parking distance sensors front & rear
    • - Rain sensor
    • - Rear bumper with black diffuser
    • - Rear fog light
    • - Rear hatch spoiler
    • - Side window frame chrome strips
    • - Space saver spare wheel

Top^Safety

  • Automatic flashing brake lights: when emergency braking
  • Front safety head restraints: height adjustable
  • Front seat belt pre-tensioners: & force limiters
  • Rigid safety cell: with front & rear crumple zones
  • Other:
    • - 3 point seat belts for all seats
    • - Door side impact protection
    • - Driver & front passenger front airbags
    • - Driver & passenger side/head airbags
    • - Entry warning reflectors in front doors
    • - Rear child seat anchor points

Top^Security

  • - Anti-theft wheel bolts
  • - Auto locking after take off
  • - Coming/leaving home light function
  • - Electronic engine immobiliser
  • - Fuel filler flap lock/unlock
  • - One touch lock/unlock for driver
  • - Remote central locking
  • - Security coded radio
  • - Two stage unlocking

Top^Tech

  • Electro-mechanical power steering:
    • - rack & pinion
    • - turning circle 10.8 metres
    • - vehicle speed sensitive
  • Independent front suspension:
    • - anti-roll bar
    • - lower a-arms
    • - macpherson struts
  • Independent Rear Suspension:
    • - anti-roll bar
    • - four link with coil springs
  • 4 wheel disc brakes: front ventilated
  • Other:
    • - ABS with EBD
    • - Anti-slip regulation
    • - Brake assist
    • - Electronic differential lock
    • - Electronic stabilisation program
    • - Extended electronic diff lock
    • - Fully galvanised body
    • - Hill start assist

*pricing as of January 2015 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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