2012 Volkswagen Beetle Long Term Road Test


2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo: Don't Ever Change

November 22, 2012

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This is something that I hope VW keeps doing: The seatback adjuster knob. Meaning, not a lever. Those two levers you're looking at, by the way, are for lumbar and seat height.

But the beauty of a round knob, such as this, is that it's infinitely adjustable, whereas levers usually have set points that they adjust to. And quite often, none of those points are exactly where you want the seatback to be. 

So VW, please don't take away the knob, okay?

Mike Monticello, Road Test Editor @ 9,772 miles.

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