2013 Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen Beetle highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 27 highway, 23 combined

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What is new for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle?

  • The Beetle is available in a variety of new trims, including the 50's Edition, 60's Edition, 70's Edition, Fender Edition, R-Line, and TDI.
  • The Base trim has been discontinued for 2013.
  • Beetle trims have been upgraded with Smart Key, Leatherette & Cloth, 6002, Soft Top, and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment this year.
  • The 2.5 trim now comes with Cloth Seats and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment.
  • The 2.0T trim now comes with Leatherette Seats as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle is a car that is fun to drive and economical. Customers like the convertible top and the gas mileage.
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

2.0T 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 6002
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Fender Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Navigation System
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Side Airbags
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • 6002
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Fender Audio
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 41.3"/R 31.4"

Head room

F 39.3"/R 37.6"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity



Manual 6

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