2013-MY Volkswagen Beetle TDI Click picture for a photo gallery.

2013-MY Volkswagen Beetle TDI
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Volkswagen of America Inc. announced pricing for the Beetle TDI Clean Diesel coupe. The Beetle TDI is the third model in the Beetle lineup and joins the 2.5L five-cylinder and 2.0L turbocharged gasoline models.

The Beetle TDI features VW’s 2.0L turbocharged, direct-injection Clean Diesel engine that produces 140 hp and 236 lb.-ft. of torque. When equipped with a manual transmission, the model has manufacturer fuel economy estimates of 41 mpg highway and 32 mpg city.

Three trims are available with the TDI Clean Diesel powertrain. All models feature a standard six-speed manual transmission with Volkswagen’s six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission as an option.

2013 Beetle TDI Pricing




TDI – manual


2.0L 140 hp TDI engine, six-speed manual transmission; 17-inch alloy wheels; power windows with one-touch up/down; cruise-control; V-Tex leatherette seating; trip computer; front center-armrest; auxiliary instrument package; keyless access with push-button start; RCD 310 eight-speaker sound system with aux-in and Media Device Interface with iPod® cable; SiriusXM® Satellite Radio; three-color ambient lighting

TDI - automatic


Six-speed DSG transmission

TDI w/ Sunroof






(Includes Beetle TDI features)

+ Panoramic sunroof with power tilt and slide

+ Six-speed DSG transmission

TDI w/ Sunroof, Sound, and Navi









(Includes TDI w/ Sunroof features)


+ RNS 315 touchscreen navigation, Fender Premium Audio System

+ six-speed DSG transmission



All Prices Exclude Destination Charge