2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Instead of a Door Bin
November 07, 2012
I was skeptical about the real-world utility of the "door bins" in our 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo before my New Mexico road trip.
They're not bins at all, but relatively shallow and narrow trays with a wide elastic/spandexy strap to hold stuff in. During 1,800+ miles, I only found a couple uses for them: (1) They're good for holding folded pieces of paper -- maps, printed trip itineraries, stuff like that. (2) They're good for holding my pump-style bottle of hand sanitizer*, which I can then dispense into my hand without removing it from the "bin."
Erin Riches, Senior Editor @ 9,121 miles
*Am I a germ freak? Absolutely. And on a long road trip, this stuff is a sanity saver when you're repeatedly pumping gas and visiting rest stops that don't provide soap.