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1998 - 2011 ( 2nd Generation )

Volkswagen Beetle Overview

The 2nd Generation Volkswagen Beetle was introduced in 1998. The 1998 Volkswagen Beetle is a rear engine front/four wheel drive subcompact hatchback. The 2nd Generation Volkswagen Beetle is based on the same platform that underpins various other compact hatchbacks in the Volkswagen Group lineup such as the Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, SEAT Leon etc. The Volkswagen Beetle 2nd Generation lasted in production for 14 years, the Volkswagen Beetle was available to purchase in the year 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and the year 2011. The Volkswagen Beetle is available in 4 variants S, SE and SEL. The Volkswagen Beetle is also available in 2 versions 3-door coupe and 2-door convertible.

The price of the Volkswagen Beetle 1998 was not competitive when compared with other cars in the same class available in the local market.

Exterior

The exterior of the 2nd Generation Volkswagen Beetle features a unique design language. The front end houses circular headlights, a very curved front bonnet and triple angular rectangular styled air intakes. The side’s house large flared wheel arches. The sloping rear end houses circular taillights and a large curved bumper. The convertible variant of the Volkswagen Beetle is slightly longer than the 3-door coupe model, it features a power retractable cloth roof and identical styling to the 3-door coupe model. The overall exterior of the 1988 Volkswagen Beetle features a unique design language that is easily able to stand out amongst its competition. All variants of the Volkswagen Beetle feature identical styling in every aspect.

Interior

The interior of the 1998 Volkswagen Beetle features the use of black and silver plastic trim pieces. Standard features include power steering, power lock doors, power windows, air conditioning, power mirrors, trip computer, tachometer, traction control, stability control, and a stereo speaker system. Features on the highest end SEL Variant include satellite navigation, Auto-dimming rearview mirror, a power moonroof and an upgraded security system. Options include satellite navigation, leather upholstery, cruise control, automatic climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated mirrors, power moonroof, multifunction steering wheel and a 9-speaker stereo speaker audio system. The overall interior of the 2nd Generation Volkswagen Beetle features a decent amount of interior space in the front but a lack of interior space in the rear. It also offers a great level of comfort and interior refinement.

Engine

Engine
1.4 Liter Inline-4
1.6 Liter Inline-4
1.8 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4
2.0 Liter Inline-4
2.3 Liter V5
3.2 Liter V6
1.9 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 Diesel
1.9 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 Diesel

Gearbox
5-Speed Manual Transmission
6-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
6-Speed Automatic Transmission

Mileage

The Volkswagen Beetle 1998 can achieve an average of up to 14KM/L making for an estimated driving range of 770KM from the compact hatchbacks 55-liter fuel tank.

Competitor

The main competitors of the Volkswagen Beetle 2nd Generation are the Volkswagen Golf, Audi TT, Mini Cooper, Fiat 500, Honda Fit and the Toyota Vitz.

Specifications

1.4 Liter Inline-4 74bhp@5000RPM
1.6 Liter Inline-4 101bhp@5700RPM
1.8 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 180bhp@5800RPM
2.0 Liter Inline-4 114bhp@5200RPM
2.3 Liter V5 170bhp@6200RPM
3.2 Liter V6 222bhp@6000RPM
1.9 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 Diesel 89bhp@4000RPM
1.9 Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 Diesel 104bhp@4000RPM

Pros & Cons

Pros
Decent Handling and drive
Good interior quality fit and finish
Comfortable Interior


Cons
Lack of interior space in the rear
Expensive
Lack of spare parts

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