The Volkswagen Beetle remains an icon, but it now has plenty of modern updates to keep you entertained and comfortable while driving around D’iberville. This vehicle is small and practical, giving you a coupe or convertible that is easy to maneuver and stylish. Even the engines are powerful, maintaining high performance and efficiency.
Engines and Performance
The standard engine in the Beetle is a 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder generating a torque of 184 pound-feet and 170 horsepower. Fuel economy will vary with this model based on whether you pick the 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic with additional variation between the convertible and coupe, but you can expect between 27 and 28 mpg combined. Opting for the a model in the Beetle R-Line gives you a 2-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder for 207 pound-feet and 210 horsepower as well as 25 or 26 mpg combined. As with most other Volkswagen models, there is a Beetle TDI available. This runs on a 150-horsepower, 236-pound-foot 2-liter turbocharged diesel 4-cylinder and gets 34 mpg combined.
Comfort, Convenience, and Tech
Whether you want to drive a Beetle convertible or coupe, you will have the choice of three trims depending on the engine you prefer. All models have full power accessories, cruise control, a leather steering wheel that tilts and telescopes, front seats that are height adjustable and heated, and leatherette upholstery. Technology includes Volkswagen Car-Net, an auxiliary audio jack, an iPod interface, a CD player, Bluetooth, and eight speakers. Various upgrades and packages can give you front lumbar adjustment, a touchscreen, navigation, satellite radio, a rearview camera, sunroof, nine speakers, and keyless ignition.
Visit us at Volkswagen of South Mississippi in D’iberville, Mississippi, and soon you can be driving around town in your very own Volkswagen Beetle.