2012 Volkswagen Beetle Long Term Road Test

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Mystery Spot

October 26, 2012


Noticed this mysterious worn spot on our 2012 Volkswagen Beetle's passenger side door handle. An odd place for it considering it's not an area that naturally falls under one's hand when opening the door. I have to go out of my way to put my thumb there when grabbing the handle. The paint is worn down and it doesn't look like a scuff mark. Any theories as to what could have caused this? Editors with sandpaper thumbs?

Caroline Pardilla, Deputy Managing Editor

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