2009 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible  -  $26,690


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $26,690
Base Invoice: $25,386
Destination Charge: $700
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Auto S
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 23 | City: 20 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: 2dr Auto S Convertible
Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic, OD
Engine: 2.5L DOHC SMPI I5 engine

Pros

Styling; safety features; front-seat comfort; ride.


Model Highlights

For 2009, Volkswagen's New Beetle is powered by a 150-horsepower 2.5L inline 5-cylinder engine. In the coupes, it is mated to either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic with Tiptronic. The convertibles are offered only with the 6-speed automatic transmission. With the manual transmission, the Beetle is quite frugal,

with an estimated 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.

New Beetles have a number of standard safety features, including front-seat head/thorax side airbags, anti-lock brakes, and VW's electronic stabilization program (ESP) with anti-slip regulation. The New Beetle convertible has a three-layer cloth soft top with a heated rear glass window. Convertibles also add the active rollover support system, which quickly deploys two spring-loaded posts behind the rear-seat headrests to improve safety in a rollover situation.

Standard features on all New Beetles include height-adjustable heated front seats, a tilt/telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, air conditioning, a six-speaker MP3-compatible sound system with Sirius satellite radio, and power windows, locks, and mirrors. Also standard are 16-inch alloy wheels, heated washer nozzles, front floor mats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

Options on the New Beetle are limited to a power sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels, and a 6-disc CD changer. On convertibles, options include a choice of black or cream roof color, the CD changer, and two variations of 17-inch alloy wheels.


Model News

For 2009, gone are the Triple White and Black Tie Edition models, as well as the SE trim level. This leaves only the S trim New Beetles for 2009 in both coupe and convertible, though many features from the SE cars have made their way into the S cars. Convertibles are available only with the 6-speed automatic transmission.

Candy White is available on coupes and convertibles, while discontinued colors include Platinum Gray, Reflex Silver, Laser Blue, and Sunflower Yellow. Volkswagen's electronic stabilization program (ESP) is now standard.


Value Writeup

The distinctive Volkswagen New Beetle coupe is no longer a fresh face for 2009, but it still stands out for its spacious front seating, pleasant ride, and abundance of safety features. The convertible is also one of the most affordable drop-tops, and it boasts a very high level of refinement.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
290.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
406.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I5

Displacement
2.5L/151

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3750

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.04

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140

Total Cooling System Capacity
10.0 qts

EPA Classification
Mini-Compact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
78 ft³

Front Head Room
40.7 in

Front Leg Room
39.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
52.8 in

Second Head Room
37.2 in

Second Leg Room
31.5 in

Second Shoulder Room
42.1 in

Wheelbase
98.8 in

Length, Overall
161.1 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.9 in

Height, Overall
59.1 in

Track Width, Front
59.3 in

Track Width, Rear
58.5 in

Min Ground Clearance
4.7 in

Trunk Volume
5 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3248 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.91 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.71 in

Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x 0.9 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9.1 x 0.3 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V621000

Mfg's Report Date
DEC 14, 2010

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
377,286

Summary
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.

Consequence
IF CHAFING OCCURS, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FUEL LEAK TO DEVELOP. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE UNDERHOOD FUEL LINE. ADDITIONALLY, DEPENDING ON THE VEHICLE MODEL, DEALERS WILL EITHER REMOVE THE PLASTIC TAB FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR, OR INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE FASTENING CLAMP AND ADJUST THE RELATED FASTENING CLAMP INTO THE CORRECT POSITION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 31, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

VOLKSWAGEN SAFETY RECALL NO. 20I4/U1. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver
Not Rated

Side Rear Passenger
Not Rated

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.5L DOHC SMPI I5 engine

6-speed automatic transmission w/Tiptronic, OD

Electronic differential lock (EDL)

Front wheel drive

Independent front MacPherson strut suspension

Track correcting torsion beam axle rear suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front vented, rear solid disc brakes

16" "Mali" alloy wheels

P205/55HR16 all-season tires

Compact spare tire

Semi-automatic pwr convertible roof

Body-color bumpers

Projector lens halogen headlamps

Body-color heated pwr mirrors w/integrated turn signals

Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles

Body-color door handles

Premium AM/FM stereo w/MP3/CD player, (10) speakers, Sirius satellite radio w/(6) months service, aux input w/storage tray

Heated fully reclining, height/angle adjustable front leatherette bucket seats w/easy entry

Active front head restraints

Rear seat w/pass-through

Center console -inc: (2) front/(1) rear cupholders, aux pwr outlet, folding armrest w/storage compartment

Leather-wrapped 3-spoke padded tilt/telescoping steering wheel

Blue illuminated instrument panel

Immobilizer III theft-deterrent system

Pwr windows -inc: front windows w/driver 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection, key-operated open/close feature

Central pwr locking system -inc: automatic locking, selective unlocking

Remote keyless entry

Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system

Remote fuel filler/trunk release

Cruise control

Air conditioning

Rear window defroster

Lockable illuminated glove box

Illuminated covered visor vanity mirrors w/driver sliding feature

Front center dome light, front reading lights

Leather trim-inc: shift knob & brake handle

Front seatback pockets

Fully lined carpeted luggage compartment -inc: double hinged trunk lid, cargo pass-through w/lock, trunk light

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)

Engine & hydraulic brake assist (EBA & HBA)

Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)

Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch

Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags

Front 3-point safety belts

Front height-adjustable safety belts

Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions

LATCH child restraint system

Tire pressure monitoring system

Collapsible steering column

Crash optimized front end

Rear seat headrest rollover protection

 
BLACK
$0

 
GECKO GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
CANDY WHITE
$0

 
HARVEST MOON BEIGE
$0

 
HARVEST MOON BEIGE
$0

 
HEAVEN BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
SALSA RED
$0

 
SALSA RED
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, TOP
$0

 
CREAM, TOP
$0

 
BLACK, V-TEX LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CREAM, V-TEX LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
17" "VERSUS" ALLOY WHEELS W/ALL-SEASON TIRES
$450

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA-SEE YOUR AREA DEALER FOR A COMPLETE LIST **
$0

 
(4) RUBBER MATS
$110

 
6-DISC CD CHANGER
$99

 
CONVERTIBLE TOP STORAGE COVER
$299

 
17" "GOAL" SPORT ALLOY SILVER WHEELS
$1,350

 
NO TAKE OFF
$0

 
PREMIUM IPOD ADAPTER
$250

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