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2016 Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen Beetle highlights

Customer reviews

4.5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

25 city, 34 highway, 28 combined

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New for 2016

  • The Beetle is available in a variety of new trims, including the Denim, Dune, R-Line S, R-Line SE, R-Line SEL, S, SE, SEL, and Wolfsburg Edition.
  • The Base, R-Line, and TDI trims have been discontinued for 2016.
  • Beetle trims have been upgraded with Leather Seats and Parking Sensors as standard equipment this year.

Explore Volkswagen Beetle details

Denim 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

    Drive type

    2WD

    Engine size

    1.8L

    Horsepower

    170

    Torque (ft-lbs)

    184

    Engine type

    Turbo Gas

    Fuel capacity

    14.5

    Wheelbase

    100"

    Overall length

    168.4"

    Width

    71.2"

    Height

    58"

    Leg room

    F 41.3"/R 31.4"

    Head room

    F 39.3"/R 37.6"

    Front tires

    P215/55HR17

    Rear tires

    P215/55HR17

    Seating capacity

    4

    Transmission

    Automatic

    Ratings & reliability

    Customer ratings

    4.5 out of 5

    6 customer reviews

    RepairPal reliability rating

    4
    Excellent

    RepairPal gave the Volkswagen Beetle an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Volkswagen Beetle 23rd out of 44 among Compact Cars.

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