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VW Beetle 1.6 TDI in the driving report: Cheaper and economical diesel

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K Can the round spherical eyes also charm bargain hunters? Just take a look at the price list: you can. At 19,375 euros, the VW Beetle 1.6 TDI is even a little cheaper than the Golf with the same drive.

The design equipment we drive with chic extras such as the cockpit painted in body color costs around 1,000 euros. Adjusted for equipment, however, this is still over eleven percent less than the comparably equipped predecessor with 1.9 TDI. The modern common-rail engine now available in the VW Beetle 1.6 TDI also has much better manners than the pump-nozzle engine that is always nailing. Now the Beetle Lounge with its chrome trim and retro applications is also cultivated. Thanks to the standard start-stop system, there is even absolute peace at the traffic lights.

Turbo lag is limited in the VW Beetle 1.6 TDI

Unless you have the recommended one, only 650 The Euro-expensive Fender sound system is turned up and can be filled with sound from eight speakers. Commendable: The good sound is also available without an expensive navigation system.

The traffic light start with 105 diesel horsepower is not suspicious of a GTI, but the turbo lag of the VW Beetle 1.6 TDI is not so deep that you can go before Shame threatens to sink into it. In other words: There is no risk of stalling the engine.

From 1,500 revolutions, the impressive 250 Nm of torque are fully available. Power deficits feel at most full-throttle fetishists, and thanks to the long-translated fifth gear it doesn't get uncomfortably booming in the VW Beetle 1.6 TDI on the autobahn. Saving can be so sexy. Or: Can these spherical eyes lie?

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