Used Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet (2013 - 2018) Safety & Reliability

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Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014
The first new-generation Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet was launched in 2003 and it proved to be a popular car for those after a drop-top with unique looks. At first glance the new Beetle Cabriolet hasn’t changed much.

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Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet safety levels are high. When tested by Euro NCAP the coupe version received a five star rating and we expect this Cabriolet version to fare just as well. Standard safety kit includes ESP including brake assist and hill hold features.

There are front airbags, side head-thorax airbags and roll-over protection. If the system detects you are going to roll, rollover bars will pop up from behind the rear head restraints protecting the driver and passenger.

5 out of 5


You shouldn’t have much cause to worry about Volkswagen Beelte Cabriolet reliability. VW engines are well proven and there have been no horror stories. VW also fares well in reliability surveys.

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