Volkswagen Beetle
28 reviews
Volkswagen Beetle
MSRP Range $19,995-$32,550 Trims13 Combined MPG 26-28 Seats 4

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Model Overview

The current Volkswagen Beetle is a compact car that seats 4. It comes in 13 trims.

The Beetle competes with the Kia Forte, Ford Focus RS and Subaru Impreza.

Our Take on the Latest Model

Our Take

What it is: Offered as a coupe or convertible, the retro-themed Volkswagen Beetle can have either of two turbocharged gas engines. The Beetle seats up to four people and competitors include the Mini Cooper and Fiat 500. The limited-edition #PinkBeetle is painted in Fresh Fuchsia Metallic and has... Read Full Report

I took the Volkswagen Beetle out for groceries and just kept driving; the cute little coupe's spunky engine and plucky road manners prompted giggles and smiles for miles.

What We Don't Like

  • Firm ride
  • Fuel economy
  • Spongy brakes
  • Rear visibility (convertible)
  • In-cabin storage room
  • Only one cupholder for backseat

Notable Features

  • New limited-edition #PinkBeetle model
  • Classic model returns, Dune convertible added
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto available
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 209 reviews across all years

Most Recent Consumer Reviews
2014 Beetle

Super fun to own

by Slug bug fan from Amarillo Texas on September 21, 2017

Very impressed. Quiet and smooth ride . Lots of power. Sexy & classy!!! Love the safety features. Such a pretty little car.

2014 Beetle

Great car, runs great,and is very reliable.

by Ken O. from Beaver Falls on September 21, 2017

Is a turbo diesel beetle convertible. Runs Great, and has great fuel economy. Has been a good car. Only complaint is it is part of the VW settlement recall for emissions modification; and I have been ... Read Full Review

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