Volkswagen Beetle, quite possibly the most iconic vehicle in the world to all walks of life. First produced to the public in 1938, the Volkswagen “bug” became the longest running and most produced automobile of a single design. The Beetle brings the excitement and style of an intriguing shape and puts it together with the latest in German tuned engineering and European styling.

Beetle Key Features

  • 2.5L, 5 cylinder DOHC engine with 150 hp at 170 lbs-ft. of torque
  • 6 speed automatic with sport mode and Tiptronic
  • Unibody construction
  • Electronic Stabilization Program

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options

The Beetle comes standard with 16 inch alloy wheels with the ability to add factory 17 inch wheels from the dealer. Also to name a few items included with the Beetle is a remote keyless entry, heated front seats and a premium audio system with a CD and MP3 player. You are also able to add a power sunroof to the Beetle as well as a rear spoiler and a 6 CD changer.

Powertrains and Performance

The Beetle is powered by a 2.5 liter five-cylinder engine that produces 150 horsepower and 170 pound feet of torque. Coupes with the automatic transmission get 1 mpg better on the freeway. All Beetle models get an estimated 23 mpg.


The Beetle comes standard with ABS, stability control, front-seat side-impact airbags and active front head restraints.

In crash test ratings the Beetle earned 4 out of 5 stars for front occupants in front crashes and 5 stars for side crashes. The IIHS gave the Beetle a top score of “Good” for front crash protection.

Interior Design and Special Features

Based on its past, the Beetle still keeps relatively the same design as its previous models. The Beetle features everything you would love to have in a car, and after all it’s a Volkswagen!