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2014 Volkswagen Beetle Overview (See Available Styles)

Vehicle Overview
Offered as a hatchback or a convertible, the retro-themed Volkswagen Beetle can have either of two gas engines or a diesel. The Beetle seats up to four people and competitors include the Mini Cooper and Fiat 500. A limited-edition Beetle GSR is available.

Exterior Highlights
The New Beetle features a nostalgic retro-influenced styling, making it wide and longer than the previous-generation beetle. Available 19-inch wheels, panoramic moonroof, and rear spoiler optional.

Interior Highlights
The Beetle has front bucket seats and a two-person backseat. The rear seats feature split-folding for cargo versatility and the front has dual glove boxes. Additional features include an available oil temperature gauge, clock and boost gauge on the dashboard, touch-screen CD stereo and navigation, Fender premium stereo, and keyless access and push-button start.

Under the Hood
Base models have a 170-hp, turbo 1.8-liter gas four-cylinder engine, with a 140-hp, turbo-diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder and 210-hp, turbo 2.0-liter gas four-cylinder engines available. Option for manual or automatic transmission available. All trims come front-wheel drive.
 
Safety Features
Side-impact airbags for the front seats, antilock brakes, and electronic stability system all come standard. Furthermore a backup camera is available for upgrade.

*Overview Courtesy of Cars.com

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 21 - 29 MPG
  • Highway: 27 - 41 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
4.8/5
Value:
4.5/5
Exterior:
5/5
Interior:
4.8/5
Comfort:
4.7/5
Performance:
4.6/5
Reliability:
4.8/5

22 of 24 (91%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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