Maintenance intervals, technical specs, recalls for a4 2004-2006 pumpe duse new beetle tdi

  1. Fluid changes/maintenance intervals
  2. Technical Specs
  3. Featured equipment/safety ratings
  4. Recalls and Technical service bulletins

Did you just buy this car?  See 1000q: new owner of mk4 to see common issues and service areas.

Fluid changes and capacities/maintenance intervals

Maintenance intervals: above all else, refer to your owner's manual for more detailed specifications, warnings, and notices

Light bulbs: refer to light bulb replacement reference table

Available colors and touch up paint: refer to OEM paint codes

Engine oil:


Brake fluid:

Clutch fluid

Automatic transmission fluid

Power steering fluid

Manual transmission fluid

Fuel filter

Timing belt

Air intake filter

Cabin air filter

Brakes/rotors/rear wheel bearings

Other misc. maintenance: 

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New Beetle technical specs


Engine hp 100@4000rpm Engine torque (ft lbs) 177@1800rpm
Engine spec I-4 Drive wheels front
Curb weight (lbs) 2989 Brakes disc
Fuel economy-auto Fuel economy-manual 38/46
Fuel capacity (gal) 14.5 Est. highway range (mi) 551/667
Body style 2 door Misc. info pumpe duse




Length (in) 161 Wheel base (in) 99
Height (in) 59 Max seating 4
Front head room (in) 38 Rear head room (in) 37
Front leg room (in) 39 Rear leg room (in) 33
Luggage room (cu ft) 12


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Standard equipment/features

Colors: black, sunflower yellow, reflex silver metallic, galactic blue metallic, campanella white, blue lagoon metallic, cyber green metallic, platinum gray metallic, tornado red metallic, sundown orange



Safety Features

Antilock Brakes: Standard Four Wheel Antilock Brakes: Standard
Depowered Airbag: Standard Passenger Airbag: Standard
Head Airbag: Not Available Side Airbag: Standard
Child Safety Seats: Not Available Traction Control: Optional
Stability Control: Optional
Crash Test Results

NHTSA Ratings  
Passenger: Good  
Driver: Good  
Side Impact Front: Excellent  
Side Impact Rear: Average  
Rollover Rating: Good  
NHTSA: Excellent, Good, Average, Poor, Very Poor, Not Tested
IIHS Ratings  
Crash Offset: Good  
Bumper Bash: Good  
IIHS: Good, Acceptable, Marginal, Poor, Not Tested
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Recalls and TSBs

2004 New Beetle

2005 New Beetle

2006 New Beetle

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