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2012 Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen Beetle highlights

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Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 29 highway, 24 combined

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is a sporty, fun, and classic car. It has plenty of room in the cargo area and lots of legroom for taller people. It has plenty of power and great gas mileage. It drives like a dream and is a great value for the money.
4
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Volkswagen Beetle an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Volkswagen Beetle 19th out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Volkswagen Beetle features and specs

Base 2WD 2D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

2.5L

Horsepower

170

Torque (ft-lbs)

177

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

14.5

Wheelbase

99.9"

Overall length

168.4"

Width

71.2"

Height

58.5"

Leg room

F 41.3"/R 31.4"

Head room

F 39.4"/R 37.1"

Front tires

215/55R17

Rear tires

215/55R17

Seating capacity

4

Transmission

Manual 5

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