Recall Alert: 2016 Volkswagen Beetle

16_Volkswagen_Beetle_Recall.jpg 2016 Volkswagen Beetle | Manufacturer image


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 325 model-year 2016 Volkswagen Beetle cars manufactured between June 18 and Nov. 9, 2015, and equipped with 18-inch wheels

The Problem: Affected vehicles may have incorrect sidewall height ratio information on the tire placard. If the tires are replaced using a smaller-diameter tire, it can cause incorrect readings on the speedometer, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will install a corrected tire placard for free.

What Owners Should Do: The recall is expected to begin this month. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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