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Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet

The Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.6 litre is our choice of the range. It has most of the power of the 2 litre car without the added weight and costs. In comparison, the 1.8T seems extravigant for a car that doesn’t focus on sporty performance.

It’s not the greatest car to drive but then nobody buys a VW Beetle Cabriolet to go racing. That’s only in the movies. In reality it’s a fun, stylish car with a neat power hood and room for four adults. The wind won’t bother them, or you, even at motorway speeds and reliability is as you would expect from Volkswagen. Prices were temptingly low for the lower powered cars, just leave the fast driving to Herbie. A Final Edition Beetle was launched at the beginning of 2010 with an all new car to follow it in 2013.

Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet Specifications

Car brandVolkswagen
Roof typeFabric
Fuel typeUnleaded Petrol
Engine typeStraight 4
Engine size1595 cc
Power102@5600 bhp
Torque109@3800 lb.ft
Transmission type5-spd manual

Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet Performance

Max Speed (Manual)110 mph
0-100kmph (Manual)12.3 seconds

Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Manual)36.7 mpg
CO2 Emissions (Manual)185 g/km

Volkswagen Beetle 1.6 Cabriolet Details

Production dates2003-2011
UK Retail pricefrom £18,230
UK Insurance group8
Turning circle10 m
Length4081 mm
Width inc. mirrors1385 mm
Wheelbase2508 mm
Luggage capacity201 litres
Fuel tank capacity55 litres
Warranty distance60,000 miles
Warranty length3 years
Service IntervalsVariable miles
Information last updated November 2, 2014

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