2012 Volkswagen Beetle User Reviews

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Users ranked 2012 Volkswagen Beetle against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    5
    Much better handling, better driving experience than the Mini Cooper. Much more secure, solid feeling while driving.
    Handling Ranked 2012 MINI Cooper worse.
    "Much better handling than the Mini Cooper. VW has a solid, secure feel while driving. Mini is fun, but you never feel entirely safe while driving it. In the Mini you always feel like you would be dead if you got hit. The VW feels solid and safe."
    Value Ranked 2012 MINI Cooper worse.
    "Better ride and handling. Much better interior room. Same retro look with enameled dashboard. Roomy back seat, ample cargo under hatchback. Excellent MPG has exceeded EPA estimate since new. No mechanical issues ever."
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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L PZEV w/ Sound and Nav Review
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    4,155

    2012 Beetle Is Worth A Look-see. — Compared to our 2007 Beetle, handling is better, acceleration is better. Interior is nicer with retro accents and more storage. The audio is a nice addition and the NAV seems adequate. The alloy wheels with the hideous plastic discs are gonna be altered soon. I am swapping oversized plastic disk for the MKIV Jetta AVUS wheel center caps. Its a much more sophisticated look. I'll post pics when that's done. I do wish we could have waited for the 2014 model. The new 1.8T is touted to have 17% better fuel economy with the same performance as the 2.5 UPDATE: With VW maintaining the pricing of the Beetle and replacing the 2.5 with the new 1.8T, this car is a great package. APR Tuning just produced an ECU reflash that will make the car perform even better with more power AND economy...TRIPLE WIN!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Overall safe, comfortable, fun coupe.

    Cons: Ugly wheels...which can be fixed.

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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L PZEV Review
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    45

    Super Sassy — This is a fun, eye catching ride. Its very shiny and clean inside. The leather sets are nice and soft, and wait for it...... heated!! It has bluetooth and led lighting around the speakers and on the doors. One word-Farfegnugen

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Fun to drive and very stylish! Handles great! Roomy hatch!

    Cons: Small back seats

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    2014 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

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    2013 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Just Fun By HEADBANGER

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    My Best Ride Ever By johnsteve

    I like it and that's why I bought one for my wife in red. She loves it. Great looking car, fun to drive and good mpg- Just enough tech. The third day I had it we drove 438 miles to Atlantic City and i... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    My Favorite Car By Sheunique

    I love New Beetles. My first one was the 1998 model and it was white. My husband wanted to to get the new body style, but I don't like it. Nice for small family and pets. The trunk hold much more than... Read More

    An Awesome Convertible For A Great Price By minie_riley123

    What sold me on this car was the looks of it especially in white, and cool it looks. It turned my head each and every time I saw one on the street. It has never been in the shop, well actually to pu... Read More

    2009 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    A Fun Little Car To Play In! By sunflowergal

    This car is great for a single person or couple but the back seat will not accommodate a car seat and growing toddler. The car is not made to carry any cargo. It would be perfect for a second car! Read More

    This Has Been A Great Car To Drive By NanasCar

    The heated seats are awesome and the security system is wonderful. Really good tires. Love the car. I'd say the only negative would be getting into the back seat... it's kind of hard for adults... b... Read More

    2008 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Fun For Single-teens By snmc95

    too small, not enough space. drives very well, very reliable not a lot of problems. I trust this vehicle, not good in the snow. Convertible top very heavy, annoying manual roof, putting the top down r... Read More

    A Great Small Car. By dickbutz

    She just loves her Beetles. Great vision, economy, hauling capacity and does everything she wants it to do. Obviously she likes red with a black interior. she has a nice radio that suits her as she o... Read More

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