2012 Volkswagen Beetle Long Term Road Test

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: CarGo

December 19, 2012

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

In the trunk of our VW Beetle, the fabric has a label that reads "Volkswagen CarGo Protection System." So, I lifted this "system" to see what was underneath.

Under the fabric is another piece of fabric without a label. This one was attached to a hard cover. When I lifted that, I found the spare tire.

OK. It's basically a piece of carpet protecting a piece of carpet.

So, I looked it up on VW's website and discovered it is an accessory that includes a heavy-duty trunk liner with cargo organizer blocks. But I don't see any organizer blocks in our trunk. Perhaps someone removed them? Without the blocks, it's really just a giant floor mat for the trunk.

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor @ 12,300 miles

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