Volkswagen Beetle Curb Weight in Easy-to-Read Graphs

Average weight of Volkswagen Beetle

Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

    • Average weight for generation: 1319 kg (2908 lbs)
    • Difference from world average: 164 kg or 362 lbs lighter
    • Difference from world's heaviest: 3124 kg or 6889 lbs lighter
    • Load to one wheel: 330 kg (727 lbs)
    • Maximum allowable weight: 1619 kg (3570 lbs)
    • Weight to torque ratio: 5 kg per 1 Nm
    • Weight to length ratio: 3.3 mm per 1 kg
    • Engine capacity to weight: 1.2 cc per 1 kg
    • Pounds per 1 kW: 25 lbs/kW
    • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

2016 Volkswagen Beetle (A5, facelift ) curb weight

  • 1.2 TSI —1265 kg (2789 lbs)
  • 2.0 TSI —1376 kg (3034 lbs)
  • 1.4 TSI —1288 kg (2840 lbs)
  • 2.0 TDI —1346 kg (2968 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.2 TSI —28 kg/mpg (62 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TSI —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4 TSI —29 kg/mpg (64 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TDI —26 kg/mpg (57 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.2 TSI is 14.7% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TSI is 7.2% lighter than average
  • 1.4 TSI is 13.1% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TDI is 9.2% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.2 TSI 1265 kg /
    2789 lbs
    840 kg (1852 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 122 kg/s (269 lbs/s) 248 kg/L
    (547 lbs/L)
    2.0 TSI 1376 kg /
    3034 lbs
    951 kg (2097 lbs) heavier 6 kg to 1 hp 215 kg/s (474 lbs/s) 202 kg/L
    (445 lbs/L)
    1.4 TSI 1288 kg /
    2840 lbs
    863 kg (1903 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 155 kg/s (342 lbs/s) 239 kg/L
    (527 lbs/L)
    2.0 TDI 1346 kg /
    2968 lbs
    921 kg (2031 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 158 kg/s (348 lbs/s) 299 kg/L
    (659 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.2 TSI
    Curb weight 1265 kg /
    2789 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 840 kg (840 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 122 kg/s (269 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 248 kg/L
    (547 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Curb weight 1376 kg /
    3034 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 951 kg (951 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 6 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 215 kg/s (474 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 202 kg/L
    (445 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Curb weight 1288 kg /
    2840 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 863 kg (863 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 155 kg/s (342 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 239 kg/L
    (527 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Curb weight 1346 kg /
    2968 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 921 kg (921 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 158 kg/s (348 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 299 kg/L
    (659 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1401 kg (3089 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 82 kg or 181 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 3047 kg or 6719 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 350 kg (772 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1701 kg (3751 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 5 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.1 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.2 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 29 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible (A5, facelift ) curb weight

  • 2.0 TSI —1453 kg (3204 lbs)
  • 1.2 TSI —1346 kg (2968 lbs)
  • 1.4 TSI —1377 kg (3036 lbs)
  • 2.0 TDI —1429 kg (3151 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 2.0 TSI —43 kg/mpg (95 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.2 TSI —31 kg/mpg (68 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4 TSI —33 kg/mpg (73 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TDI —27 kg/mpg (60 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 2.0 TSI is 2% lighter than average
  • 1.2 TSI is 9.2% lighter than average
  • 1.4 TSI is 7.1% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TDI is 3.6% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    2.0 TSI 1453 kg /
    3204 lbs
    1028 kg (2267 lbs) heavier 7 kg to 1 hp 220 kg/s (485 lbs/s) 211 kg/L
    (465 lbs/L)
    1.2 TSI 1346 kg /
    2968 lbs
    921 kg (2031 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 121 kg/s (267 lbs/s) 254 kg/L
    (560 lbs/L)
    1.4 TSI 1377 kg /
    3036 lbs
    952 kg (2099 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 160 kg/s (353 lbs/s) 246 kg/L
    (542 lbs/L)
    2.0 TDI 1429 kg /
    3151 lbs
    1004 kg (2214 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 129 kg/s (284 lbs/s) 325 kg/L
    (717 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Curb weight 1453 kg /
    3204 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1028 kg (1028 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 7 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 220 kg/s (485 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 211 kg/L
    (465 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.2 TSI
    Curb weight 1346 kg /
    2968 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 921 kg (921 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 121 kg/s (267 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 254 kg/L
    (560 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Curb weight 1377 kg /
    3036 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 952 kg (952 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 160 kg/s (353 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 246 kg/L
    (542 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Curb weight 1429 kg /
    3151 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1004 kg (1004 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 129 kg/s (284 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 325 kg/L
    (717 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1477 kg (3257 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 6 kg or 13 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 2971 kg or 6552 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 369 kg (814 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1777 kg (3918 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 5 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 2.9 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.1 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 28 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible (A5) curb weight

  • 1.4 TSI —1452 kg (3202 lbs)
  • 1.2 TSI —1421 kg (3133 lbs)
  • 2.0 TSI —1505 kg (3319 lbs)
  • 2.0 TDI —1529 kg (3371 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.4 TSI —35 kg/mpg (77 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.2 TSI —33 kg/mpg (73 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TSI —43 kg/mpg (95 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TDI —33 kg/mpg (73 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.4 TSI is 2.1% lighter than average
  • 1.2 TSI is 4.2% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TSI is 1.5% heavier tran average
  • 2.0 TDI is 3.1% heavier tran average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.4 TSI 1452 kg /
    3202 lbs
    1027 kg (2265 lbs) heavier 10 kg to 1 hp 169 kg/s (373 lbs/s) 255 kg/L
    (562 lbs/L)
    1.2 TSI 1421 kg /
    3133 lbs
    996 kg (2196 lbs) heavier 14 kg to 1 hp 128 kg/s (282 lbs/s) 258 kg/L
    (569 lbs/L)
    2.0 TSI 1505 kg /
    3319 lbs
    1080 kg (2382 lbs) heavier 7 kg to 1 hp 228 kg/s (503 lbs/s) 221 kg/L
    (487 lbs/L)
    2.0 TDI 1529 kg /
    3371 lbs
    1104 kg (2434 lbs) heavier 10 kg to 1 hp 174 kg/s (384 lbs/s) 306 kg/L
    (675 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Curb weight 1452 kg /
    3202 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1027 kg (1027 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 10 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 169 kg/s (373 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 255 kg/L
    (562 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.2 TSI
    Curb weight 1421 kg /
    3133 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 996 kg (996 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 14 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 128 kg/s (282 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 258 kg/L
    (569 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Curb weight 1505 kg /
    3319 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1080 kg (1080 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 7 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 228 kg/s (503 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 221 kg/L
    (487 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Curb weight 1529 kg /
    3371 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1104 kg (1104 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 10 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 174 kg/s (384 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 306 kg/L
    (675 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1368 kg (3016 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 115 kg or 254 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 3061 kg or 6750 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 342 kg (754 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1668 kg (3678 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 5 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.1 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.2 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 29 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    2012 Volkswagen Beetle (A5) curb weight

  • 1.2 TSI —1274 kg (2809 lbs)
  • 1.4 TSI —1364 kg (3008 lbs)
  • 2.0 TSI —1439 kg (3173 lbs)
  • 2.0 TDI —1395 kg (3076 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.2 TSI —32 kg/mpg (71 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4 TSI —32 kg/mpg (71 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TSI —46 kg/mpg (101 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 TDI —26 kg/mpg (57 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.2 TSI is 14.1% lighter than average
  • 1.4 TSI is 8% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TSI is 3% lighter than average
  • 2.0 TDI is 5.9% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.2 TSI 1274 kg /
    2809 lbs
    849 kg (1872 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 123 kg/s (271 lbs/s) 216 kg/L
    (476 lbs/L)
    1.4 TSI 1364 kg /
    3008 lbs
    939 kg (2071 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 164 kg/s (362 lbs/s) 248 kg/L
    (547 lbs/L)
    2.0 TSI 1439 kg /
    3173 lbs
    1014 kg (2236 lbs) heavier 7 kg to 1 hp 203 kg/s (448 lbs/s) 187 kg/L
    (412 lbs/L)
    2.0 TDI 1395 kg /
    3076 lbs
    970 kg (2139 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 133 kg/s (293 lbs/s) 317 kg/L
    (699 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.2 TSI
    Curb weight 1274 kg /
    2809 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 849 kg (849 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 123 kg/s (271 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 216 kg/L
    (476 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Curb weight 1364 kg /
    3008 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 939 kg (939 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 164 kg/s (362 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 248 kg/L
    (547 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Curb weight 1439 kg /
    3173 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1014 kg (1014 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 7 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 203 kg/s (448 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 187 kg/L
    (412 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Curb weight 1395 kg /
    3076 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 970 kg (970 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 133 kg/s (293 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 317 kg/L
    (699 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1329 kg (2930 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 154 kg or 340 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 3112 kg or 6862 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 332 kg (733 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1629 kg (3592 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 7 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.1 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.3 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 37 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle NEW Convertible (facelift 2005) curb weight

  • 1.8 Turbo —1388 kg (3061 lbs)
  • 1.6 —1300 kg (2867 lbs)
  • 1.4 —1276 kg (2814 lbs)
  • 2.0 —1332 kg (2937 lbs)
  • 1.9 TDI —1351 kg (2979 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.8 Turbo —48 kg/mpg (106 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6 —42 kg/mpg (93 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4 —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 —49 kg/mpg (108 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.9 TDI —31 kg/mpg (68 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.8 Turbo is 6.4% lighter than average
  • 1.6 is 12.3% lighter than average
  • 1.4 is 14% lighter than average
  • 2.0 is 10.2% lighter than average
  • 1.9 TDI is 8.9% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.8 Turbo 1388 kg /
    3061 lbs
    963 kg (2124 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 158 kg/s (348 lbs/s) 169 kg/L
    (373 lbs/L)
    1.6 1300 kg /
    2867 lbs
    875 kg (1930 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 111 kg/s (245 lbs/s) 169 kg/L
    (373 lbs/L)
    1.4 1276 kg /
    2814 lbs
    851 kg (1877 lbs) heavier 17 kg to 1 hp 92 kg/s (203 lbs/s) 180 kg/L
    (397 lbs/L)
    2.0 1332 kg /
    2937 lbs
    907 kg (2000 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 120 kg/s (265 lbs/s) 151 kg/L
    (333 lbs/L)
    1.9 TDI 1351 kg /
    2979 lbs
    926 kg (2042 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 119 kg/s (262 lbs/s) 246 kg/L
    (542 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.8 Turbo
    Curb weight 1388 kg /
    3061 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 963 kg (963 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 158 kg/s (348 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 169 kg/L
    (373 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6
    Curb weight 1300 kg /
    2867 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 875 kg (875 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 111 kg/s (245 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 169 kg/L
    (373 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4
    Curb weight 1276 kg /
    2814 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 851 kg (851 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 17 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 92 kg/s (203 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 180 kg/L
    (397 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0
    Curb weight 1332 kg /
    2937 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 907 kg (907 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 120 kg/s (265 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 151 kg/L
    (333 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Curb weight 1351 kg /
    2979 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 926 kg (926 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 119 kg/s (262 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 246 kg/L
    (542 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1245 kg (2745 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 238 kg or 525 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 3209 kg or 7076 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 311 kg (686 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1545 kg (3407 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 7 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.3 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.4 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 34 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 6 / 10

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle NEW (9C, facelift 2005) curb weight

  • 1.4 —1182 kg (2606 lbs)
  • 1.9 TDI —1291 kg (2847 lbs)
  • 1.6 —1202 kg (2650 lbs)
  • 2.0 —1280 kg (2822 lbs)
  • 1.8 Turbo —1269 kg (2798 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.4 —36 kg/mpg (79 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.9 TDI —29 kg/mpg (64 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6 —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 —49 kg/mpg (108 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.8 Turbo —44 kg/mpg (97 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.4 is 20.3% lighter than average
  • 1.9 TDI is 12.9% lighter than average
  • 1.6 is 18.9% lighter than average
  • 2.0 is 13.7% lighter than average
  • 1.8 Turbo is 14.4% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.4 1182 kg /
    2606 lbs
    757 kg (1669 lbs) heavier 16 kg to 1 hp 85 kg/s (187 lbs/s) 166 kg/L
    (366 lbs/L)
    1.9 TDI 1291 kg /
    2847 lbs
    866 kg (1910 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 118 kg/s (260 lbs/s) 239 kg/L
    (527 lbs/L)
    1.6 1202 kg /
    2650 lbs
    777 kg (1713 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 109 kg/s (240 lbs/s) 160 kg/L
    (353 lbs/L)
    2.0 1280 kg /
    2822 lbs
    855 kg (1885 lbs) heavier 11 kg to 1 hp 104 kg/s (229 lbs/s) 139 kg/L
    (306 lbs/L)
    1.8 Turbo 1269 kg /
    2798 lbs
    844 kg (1861 lbs) heavier 8 kg to 1 hp 153 kg/s (337 lbs/s) 157 kg/L
    (346 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4
    Curb weight 1182 kg /
    2606 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 757 kg (757 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 16 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 85 kg/s (187 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 166 kg/L
    (366 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Curb weight 1291 kg /
    2847 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 866 kg (866 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 118 kg/s (260 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 239 kg/L
    (527 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6
    Curb weight 1202 kg /
    2650 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 777 kg (777 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 109 kg/s (240 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 160 kg/L
    (353 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0
    Curb weight 1280 kg /
    2822 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 855 kg (855 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 11 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 104 kg/s (229 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 139 kg/L
    (306 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.8 Turbo
    Curb weight 1269 kg /
    2798 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 844 kg (844 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 8 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 153 kg/s (337 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 157 kg/L
    (346 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1322 kg (2915 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 161 kg or 355 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 3119 kg or 6878 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 331 kg (729 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1622 kg (3577 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 7 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.1 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.3 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 36 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    2003 Volkswagen Beetle NEW Convertible curb weight

  • 2.0 i —1324 kg (2919 lbs)
  • 1.4i 16V —1263 kg (2785 lbs)
  • 1.6i —1292 kg (2849 lbs)
  • 1.8i Turbo —1381 kg (3045 lbs)
  • 1.9 TDI —1350 kg (2977 lbs)
  • 2.0i —1324 kg (2919 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 2.0 i —51 kg/mpg (112 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4i 16V —38 kg/mpg (84 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6i —42 kg/mpg (93 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.8i Turbo —48 kg/mpg (106 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.9 TDI —31 kg/mpg (68 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0i —49 kg/mpg (108 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 2.0 i is 10.7% lighter than average
  • 1.4i 16V is 14.8% lighter than average
  • 1.6i is 12.9% lighter than average
  • 1.8i Turbo is 6.9% lighter than average
  • 1.9 TDI is 9% lighter than average
  • 2.0i is 10.7% lighter than average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    2.0 i 1324 kg /
    2919 lbs
    899 kg (1982 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 108 kg/s (238 lbs/s) 144 kg/L
    (318 lbs/L)
    1.4i 16V 1263 kg /
    2785 lbs
    838 kg (1848 lbs) heavier 17 kg to 1 hp 85 kg/s (187 lbs/s) 178 kg/L
    (392 lbs/L)
    1.6i 1292 kg /
    2849 lbs
    867 kg (1912 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 110 kg/s (243 lbs/s) 168 kg/L
    (370 lbs/L)
    1.8i Turbo 1381 kg /
    3045 lbs
    956 kg (2108 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 157 kg/s (346 lbs/s) 168 kg/L
    (370 lbs/L)
    1.9 TDI 1350 kg /
    2977 lbs
    925 kg (2040 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 114 kg/s (251 lbs/s) 245 kg/L
    (540 lbs/L)
    2.0i 1324 kg /
    2919 lbs
    899 kg (1982 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 119 kg/s (262 lbs/s) 150 kg/L
    (331 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0 i
    Curb weight 1324 kg /
    2919 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 899 kg (899 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 108 kg/s (238 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 144 kg/L
    (318 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4i 16V
    Curb weight 1263 kg /
    2785 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 838 kg (838 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 17 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 85 kg/s (187 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 178 kg/L
    (392 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6i
    Curb weight 1292 kg /
    2849 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 867 kg (867 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 110 kg/s (243 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 168 kg/L
    (370 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.8i Turbo
    Curb weight 1381 kg /
    3045 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 956 kg (956 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 157 kg/s (346 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 168 kg/L
    (370 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Curb weight 1350 kg /
    2977 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 925 kg (925 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 114 kg/s (251 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 245 kg/L
    (540 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Curb weight 1324 kg /
    2919 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 899 kg (899 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 119 kg/s (262 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 150 kg/L
    (331 lbs/L)

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Beetle weight

      • Average weight for generation: 1293 kg (2851 lbs)
      • Difference from world average: 190 kg or 419 lbs lighter
      • Difference from world's heaviest: 2985 kg or 6582 lbs lighter
      • Load to one wheel: 323 kg (713 lbs)
      • Maximum allowable weight: 1593 kg (3513 lbs)
      • Weight to torque ratio: 6 kg per 1 Nm
      • Weight to length ratio: 3.2 mm per 1 kg
      • Engine capacity to weight: 1.6 cc per 1 kg
      • Pounds per 1 kW: 29 lbs/kW
      • Weightly rating: 8 / 10

    1998 Volkswagen Beetle NEW (9C) curb weight

  • 1.9 TDI —1309 kg (2886 lbs)
  • 2.0 —1230 kg (2712 lbs)
  • 1.6 —1205 kg (2657 lbs)
  • 1.4 i 16V —1160 kg (2558 lbs)
  • 1.8 T —1290 kg (2844 lbs)
  • 2.3 VR5 20V —1340 kg (2955 lbs)
  • RSI 3.2 —1515 kg (3341 lbs)

    Weight to consumption ratio

  • 1.9 TDI —28 kg/mpg (62 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.0 —46 kg/mpg (101 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.6 —39 kg/mpg (86 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.4 i 16V —34 kg/mpg (75 lbs/mpg)
  • 1.8 T —46 kg/mpg (101 lbs/mpg)
  • 2.3 VR5 20V —52 kg/mpg (115 lbs/mpg)
  • RSI 3.2 —76 kg/mpg (168 lbs/mpg)

    Difference from world average weight

  • 1.9 TDI is 11.7% lighter than average
  • 2.0 is 17.1% lighter than average
  • 1.6 is 18.7% lighter than average
  • 1.4 i 16V is 21.8% lighter than average
  • 1.8 T is 13% lighter than average
  • 2.3 VR5 20V is 9.6% lighter than average
  • RSI 3.2 is 2.2% heavier tran average
  • Vehicle Curb weight Difference from world's smallest Weight to power ratio 0—60 mph acceleration ratio Consumption ratio
    1.9 TDI 1309 kg /
    2886 lbs
    884 kg (1949 lbs) heavier 13 kg to 1 hp 111 kg/s (245 lbs/s) 257 kg/L
    (567 lbs/L)
    2.0 1230 kg /
    2712 lbs
    805 kg (1775 lbs) heavier 11 kg to 1 hp 129 kg/s (284 lbs/s) 141 kg/L
    (311 lbs/L)
    1.6 1205 kg /
    2657 lbs
    780 kg (1720 lbs) heavier 12 kg to 1 hp 115 kg/s (254 lbs/s) 161 kg/L
    (355 lbs/L)
    1.4 i 16V 1160 kg /
    2558 lbs
    735 kg (1621 lbs) heavier 15 kg to 1 hp 83 kg/s (183 lbs/s) 166 kg/L
    (366 lbs/L)
    1.8 T 1290 kg /
    2844 lbs
    865 kg (1907 lbs) heavier 9 kg to 1 hp 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s) 155 kg/L
    (342 lbs/L)
    2.3 VR5 20V 1340 kg /
    2955 lbs
    915 kg (2018 lbs) heavier 8 kg to 1 hp 161 kg/s (355 lbs/s) 151 kg/L
    (333 lbs/L)
    RSI 3.2 1515 kg /
    3341 lbs
    1090 kg (2404 lbs) heavier 7 kg to 1 hp 237 kg/s (523 lbs/s) 126 kg/L
    (278 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Curb weight 1309 kg /
    2886 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 884 kg (884 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 13 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 111 kg/s (245 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 257 kg/L
    (567 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.0
    Curb weight 1230 kg /
    2712 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 805 kg (805 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 11 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 129 kg/s (284 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 141 kg/L
    (311 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.6
    Curb weight 1205 kg /
    2657 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 780 kg (780 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 12 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 115 kg/s (254 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 161 kg/L
    (355 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.4 i 16V
    Curb weight 1160 kg /
    2558 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 735 kg (735 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 15 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 83 kg/s (183 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 166 kg/L
    (366 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 1.8 T
    Curb weight 1290 kg /
    2844 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 865 kg (865 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 9 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 150 kg/s (331 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 155 kg/L
    (342 lbs/L)
    Vehicle 2.3 VR5 20V
    Curb weight 1340 kg /
    2955 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 915 kg (915 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 8 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 161 kg/s (355 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 151 kg/L
    (333 lbs/L)
    Vehicle RSI 3.2
    Curb weight 1515 kg /
    3341 lbs
    Difference from world's smallest 1090 kg (1090 lbs) heavier
    Weight to power ratio 7 kg to 1 hp
    0—60 mph acceleration ratio 237 kg/s (523 lbs/s)
    Consumption ratio 126 kg/L
    (278 lbs/L)