Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen Beetle
MSRP RANGE $19,995 - $32,550

Showing the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle pricing and photos

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, Mazda Mazda3 and Hyundai Veloster.

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

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 128 reviews across all years

Most Recent Consumer Reviews
2017 Beetle

Wonderful little car!

by BWG from Wilton Manors, Florida on March 11, 2017

I love this car! I bought this car new, and I love the style and performance. There's nothing like it anywhere. I am so glad I have the chance to own this car. It makes me happy to drive and it brigh... Read Full Review

2014 Beetle

Great looking and practical

by Hollyhaha from Virginia on February 24, 2017

I bought this car on a whim because I was tired of driving a boring car. I have been pleasantly surprised because it is a fun car to drive...and practical. The trunk is deceptively large and the cab... Read Full Review