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2007 Volkswagen New Beetle
2007 Volkswagen New Beetle
Available Price Range $3,507-$9,755 Trims3 Combined MPG 23-24 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2007 Volkswagen New Beetle

Our Take

Following its debut for the 1998 model year, Volkswagen's retro-themed New Beetle saw an early sales surge. Its popularity waned later, prompting Volkswagen to look for variants. A sporty Turbo S edition joined the lineup in 2002 but was dropped after 2004, and a New Beetle Convertible debut... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space
  • Cargo space in convertible
  • Once innovative design now somewhat dated

Notable Features

  • Retro styling
  • Manual or automatic
  • Coupe or convertible
  • New exterior colors

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

With white paint, white seats and white trim, the New Beetle convertible looked as sweet as a hunk of cotton candy. It was so bright it almost glowed.The triple-white model is reminiscent of the last Beetle convertible that was discontinued after 1979. Special features include 17-inch alloy wheels, heated seats, heated outside mirrors and an AM/FM stereo CD player with iPod jack. It has a base ... Read full review for the 2007 Volkswagen New Beetle

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Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 13 reviews

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My First Vehicle

by Love the Bug! from Tallahassee, FL on October 13, 2010

This truly turned out to be a fantastic car. As a new driver, I was looking for a car that made me feel safe, wasn't obnoxiously big, and had a good control. I found this car to be ultimately an amazi... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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