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 Ford Focus RS, Hyundai Veloster and Kia Forte.

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 207 reviews across all years

Most Recent Consumer Reviews
2012 Beetle

Love the design and power

by Fenafair82 from Saint Albans on September 18, 2017

Love it! Looks, design, power, wish they were more availabe manual transmission models too pricey car is very roomy loots of head room and leg room . Love the sunroof operation.

2017 Beetle

so much punch in that little car

by jesskolbynyc from new york on September 18, 2017

i've driven many compact cars in my past, but the beetle surpass them all... the ride was so smooth, also need to mention that i live in new and pot holes are a real thing here! honestly felt nothing ... Read Full Review

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