Used 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Pros

  • Iconic styling
  • powerful turbo or fuel-efficient diesel engines
  • well-made and stylish interior
  • lots of features.

Cons

  • Unrefined base engine
  • price tag can soar with options.

Used 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible for Sale

Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
51,251 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
(61)
Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles
3.8 mi away
List$15,385
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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$300 Below Market
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ONE OWNER, VOLKSWAGEN CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED WITH TWO YEAR OR UNLIMITED MILE WARRANTY!! Beetle 2.0 TDI, 2.0L TDI Turbodiesel 140 hp, 6-Speed Automatic DSG, Titan Black w/V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces, Alloy wheels, Navigation System. 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 TDI Moonrock Silver Metallic CARFAX One-Owner. FWD 6-Speed Automatic DSG 2.0L TDI Turbodiesel 140 hp Recent Arrival! 37/28 Highway/City MPG Volkswagen Combined Details: * Roadside Assistance * 2 Years of 24-Hr Roadside Asst. Transferability See Dealer for Details * Limited Warranty: 24 Month/24,000 Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned 2012-2017 Model Years program), 12 Month/12,000 Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned 2018 Model Year program), 24 Month/Unlimited Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned TDI Models program) * Warranty Deductible: $50 * Vehicle History * 100+ Point Inspection
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 2.5L PZEV 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
80,608 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
2.5L PZEV
(6)
Farrish Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
16.2 mi away
List$10,897
Est.Loan: $204/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
$300 Below Market
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Clean CARFAX. CLEAN AUTO CHECK REPORT, LOCAL TRADE-IN, Black w/Leatherette Seating Surfaces w/Cloth Inserts. Black w/Leatherette Seating Surfaces w/Cloth Inserts, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Convertible roof lining, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front reading lights, Glass rear window, Heatable Front Bucket Seats, Heated door mirrors, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, Integrated roll-over protection, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, MP3 decoder, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power convertible roof, Power door mirrors, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear reading lights, Rear window defroster, Remote keyless entry, Security system, Speed control, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, and V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces. Reflex Silver Metallic/Black Roof 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L FWD 6-Speed Automatic 2.5L 170 hp 21/27 City/Highway MPG Farrish of Fairfax, Stop Clicking and come see us Today!!!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
74,753 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Shannon Auto Sales
19.2 mi away
List$12,345
Est.Loan: $231/mo
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Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 2.5L PZEV 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
67,899 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
2.5L PZEV
National Motors of Ellicott City
40.3 mi away
List$10,974
Est.Loan: $205/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
$300 Below Market
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Titan Black. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! CARFAX One-Owner. This 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L will not make it to the weekend!! Please call now to reserve your test drive appointment!! (240) 585-7300. 21/27 City/Highway MPG 21/27 City/Highway MPG Prices subject to change without notice and do not include Title, License, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes or Processing Fees, if any. Please contact seller first for vehicle availability
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
67,730 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$14,800
Est.Loan: $276/mo
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Dealer Notes
Can't get your mind off a 2013VolkswagenBeetle with 7.1 cu. ft. of cargo space? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without having to wrestle with a salesperson! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Sidney and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 2.5L PZEV 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
14,315 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
2.5L PZEV
(2)
Audi Owings Mills
46.5 mi away
List$17,988
Est.Loan: $328/mo
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Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 Turbo PZEV 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation, Prod. End 5/13 (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
82,725 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Turbo PZEV
Magothy Motorcars Inc
53.2 mi away
List$12,888
Est.Loan: $241/mo
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Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 2.5L PZEV 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
35,000 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
2.5L PZEV
(2)
Jones Junction Used Cars
67.6 mi away
List$15,989
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Candy White 2D Convertible FWD 6-Speed Automatic 21/27 City/Highway MPG Clean CARFAX. CARFAX One-Owner. Odometer is 15445 miles below market average! 21/27 City/Highway MPG Beetle 2.5L, 2D Convertible, 2.5L 170 hp, 6-Speed Automatic, FWD, Candy White, Titan Black w/Cloth Seating Surfaces. JONES CERTIFIED USED CAR DETAIL: -Qualifies for Jones for Life Program -30 day/1000 mile Limited Warranty with $0 Deductible -Free Carfax Report -155 Point Inspection -Jones Inspection exceeds Maryland's minimum requirements -Thorough Interior and Exterior Detail -Factory Trained Technician -Checked for Factory Recalls -Clean Title. Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
29,240 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
York Volkswagen
79.1 mi away
List$18,985
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Certified Pre Owned TDI, Comes with a Two Year and Unlimited Mileage Warranty, One Owner, Navigation, Fender Audio, Keyless Start, Heated Seats, Alloy Wheels and More. Call to Schedule a Test Drive Today.
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
38,493 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
(1)
Faulkner Volkswagen Of Mechanicsburg
86.8 mi away
List$15,499
Est.Loan: $282/mo
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CERTIFIED 24 MTH24K MILE WARRANTY. Extra Clean, CARFAX 1-Owner, ONLY 38,493 Miles! PRICE DROP FROM $18,999. Navigation, Heated Seats, Bluetooth, Keyless Start, iPodMP3 Input, Turbo Charged, Alloy Wheels, Premium Sound System CLICK NOW!KEY FEATURES INCLUDENavigation, Heated Driver Seat, Turbocharged, Diesel, Premium Sound System, iPodMP3 Input, Bluetooth, Aluminum Wheels, Keyless Start, Heated Seats Rear Spoiler, MP3 Player, Remote Trunk Release, Keyless Entry, Heated Mirrors. Volkswagen 2.0L TDI wSoundNav with Moonrock Silver Metallic exterior and Titan Black interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 140 HP at 4000 RPM*. Non-Smoker vehicle.AFFORDABLEWas $18,999. Approx. Original Base Sticker Price: $30,300*.OUR OFFERINGSWe are located at 6631 Carlisle Pike Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Faulkner Volkswagen of Mechanicsburg is your Mechanicsburg Volkswagen dealership serving Harrisburg. We are your Harrisburg area VW dealership for new, used and certified pre-owned Volkswagen cars, as well as Volkswagen financing.Pricing analysis performed on 11122018. Horsepower calculations based on trim engine configuration. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 Turbo 60's Edition 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6AM)
12,807 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Turbo 60's Edition
(1)
West Broad Volkswagen
96.6 mi away
List$20,000
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Reef Blue MetallicBlack Roof 2013 Volkswagen Beetle FWD 6-Speed Automatic DSG 2.0L 4-Cylinder DGI Turbocharged DOHC BlackBlue wLeather Seating Surfaces, 18' Twister Alloy Wheels, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 9 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, AMFM radio: SiriusXM, Brake assist, CD player, Convertible roof lining, Electronic Stability Control, Four wheel independent suspension, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest wStorage, Front fog lights, Glass rear window, Heated front seats, Leather Seating Surfaces, Leather Shift Knob, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, MP3 decoder, Navigation System, Outside temperature display, Overhead console, Passenger door bin, Power convertible roof, Power door mirrors, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Fender Premium Audio System, Rear window defroster, Remote keyless entry, Security system, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Spoiler, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers. Odometer is 33018 miles below market average! 2129 CityHighway MPG
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 Turbo PZEV 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation, Prod. End 5/13 (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
33,987 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Turbo PZEV
(1)
Quality Auto
4.7 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
10,476 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
(61)
Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles
3.8 mi away
List$16,684
Est.Loan: $304/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Certified. ONE OWNER, VOLKSWAGEN CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED WITH 2 YEARS OR UNLIMITED MILE WARRANTY!! Beetle 2.0 TDI, 2.0L TDI Turbodiesel 140 hp, 6-Speed Automatic DSG, Denim Blue/Black Roof, Quartz w/V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces. 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 TDI Denim Blue/Black Roof CARFAX One-Owner. FWD 6-Speed Automatic DSG 2.0L TDI Turbodiesel 140 hp Recent Arrival! Odometer is 38212 miles below market average! 37/28 Highway/City MPG Volkswagen Combined Details: * Vehicle History * 100+ Point Inspection * 2 Years of 24-Hr Roadside Asst. Transferability See Dealer for Details * Warranty Deductible: $50 * Limited Warranty: 24 Month/24,000 Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned 2012-2017 Model Years program), 12 Month/12,000 Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned 2018 Model Year program), 24 Month/Unlimited Mile beginning on the new certified purchase date or expiration of new car warranty expires (whichever occurs later) (for Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned TDI Models program) * Roadside Assistance
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
29,014 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$15,700
Est.Loan: $286/mo
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Got your eye on a 2013Volkswagen Beetle that seats 4 and gets 37 MPG? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without ever stepping foot inside a dealership! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. As an added bonus, this Beetle has a 7 out of 10 EPA Greenhouse Score! This score is reserved for only the cleanest of vehicles and not only implies great fuel economy but also some of the lowest carbon dioxide emissions among all vehicles. Enjoy the comfortable (and easy to clean) leather seats. You can cover miles with ease with available cruise control. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Jason and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
38,391 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$15,700
Est.Loan: $286/mo
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Dealer Notes
Can't get your mind off a 2013VolkswagenBeetle with 7.1 cu. ft. of cargo space? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without having to wrestle with a salesperson! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Jason and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
16,187 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$17,400
Est.Loan: $317/mo
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Got your eye on a 2013Volkswagen Beetle that seats 4 and gets 41 MPG? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without ever stepping foot inside a dealership! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Jason and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible w/Sound, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
33,593 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$17,000
Est.Loan: $310/mo
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Dealer Notes
Can't get your mind off a 2013VolkswagenBeetle with 7.1 cu. ft. of cargo space? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without having to wrestle with a salesperson! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Jason and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2013 TDI 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
41,100 miles
Used 2013
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$15,100
Est.Loan: $275/mo
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Dealer Notes
Can't get your mind off a 2013VolkswagenBeetle with 7.1 cu. ft. of cargo space? With Carvana, you can get this high-quality, Carvana Certified vehicle without having to wrestle with a salesperson! Cruising with the top down in this convertible will allow turn every drive into a sublime experience, making you feel one with the road. Before making them available to you, we ensure that every Carvana vehicle is accident-free before putting it through an exhaustive reconditioning and detailing process. Take a 360-degree virtual tour - inside and out - of every vehicle in our inventory, as we detail every feature and any major imperfections that appear on the car. This particular car has passed a rigorous 150-point inspection by Sidney and his talented team of ASE Certified mechanics. Worried about buyer's remorse with your online vehicle purchase? Worry no more, as every vehicle purchase comes with a 7-day test-own, allowing you to drive around town and even have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice. If the car doesn't live up to your expectations for any reason within the 7-day period, give us a call and we'll come retrieve the vehicle from you with a refund of your purchase. Have a question about the car you're looking at, or about the purchase process in general? Visit us at Carvana.com to learn more!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

With its updated styling, upscale interior and wide variety of powertrains, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a top choice for fans of wind-in-your-hair motoring.

vehicle overview

In an era when everyone from bickering politicians to self-important rent-a-cops seems just a little too tense, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a rolling invitation for everyone to just lighten up.

And, really, why not when you have a compact drop top like this that's practically begging you to come out and play? The latest Beetle's more muscular styling may say "horsepower" more than "flower power," but it still embodies the cheeky playfulness people expect from a Beetle. The classy four-seat interior is almost as memorable, but it's also well-made and nicely quiet thanks to the multilayered and power-operated soft top that can be lowered in less than 10 seconds. Not only is this new drop-top Beetle an awful a lot of fun, it's also one of the most desirable convertibles on the market as well.

Longer, wider and lower than the Beetle convertible it's replacing, this all-new Beetle convertible is a better car all the way around. The styling is undeniably more masculine with its aggressive stance, lower roof line and standard rear spoiler. Additional structural reinforcements and an independent rear suspension deliver a smooth ride and very respectable handling, especially in the sporty Turbo model. Inside, it gets a more natural driving position without the old car's table-like dash top.

Other practical improvements include a soft top that folds lower atop the rear deck for improved visibility and a larger trunk with split-folding rear seatbacks that makes it possible to squeeze in longer items and still close the trunk lid. Of course, "larger" is a relative term since the trunk remains quite tiny and further suffers from a small opening. The backseat isn't all that roomy either, but there is more legroom than you'll find in other small convertibles like the Mini Cooper.

If you'd like to check out alternatives, the Fiat 500C and sportier Mini Cooper convertible should be on your list even though they're smaller. For something larger, and with a decidedly different vibe, the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang convertibles are also worth a look. There's also Volkswagen's Eos; it's a lot more expensive, but it does offer the extra security of a retractable hardtop design.

Even with all these choices, however, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible hits a sweet spot that its competitors can't quite match. And that may help explain why this smile-inducing ragtop always seems ready for a good time.

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible configurations

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a four-passenger soft-top convertible that's offered in three main trim levels: base 2.5L, diesel-powered TDI and performance-oriented Turbo.

Standard equipment on the 2.5L includes 17-inch alloy wheels, heated windshield-washer nozzles, heated mirrors, a fully powered soft top, a rear spoiler, keyless entry, air-conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, premium vinyl "leatherette" upholstery, height-adjustable and heated front seats, split-folding rear seats, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and an eight-speaker sound system with a CD player, an iPod interface and an auxiliary audio jack.

The TDI model starts with all the base model's standard features, then adds the turbodiesel engine, different alloy wheels, keyless ignition/entry, a multifunction steering wheel, a dash-top auxiliary gauge pod and an upgraded touchscreen audio system with HD and satellite radios. Springing for the Turbo gets you all the above plus the more powerful turbocharged gasoline engine, 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, a sport-tuned suspension, front sport seats, alloy pedals and distinctive interior trim.

Most options are grouped into packages, starting with the base model's Technology package that includes many of the upgrades that come standard on the TDI. The Sound package (Turbo only) bundles an upgraded trip computer and a Fender premium audio system. The Sound and Navigation package (2.5L/TDI only) adds the premium audio system plus a touchscreen navigation system to the mix. On the base 2.5L model it also includes 18-inch alloy wheels.

Early buyers can also opt for one of three limited-edition models that pay homage to the original Beetle's glory years: the 1950s, '60s and '70s.

2013 Highlights

The VW Beetle convertible is all-new for 2013.

Performance & mpg

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is offered with a choice of three different powertrains, all of which send power to the front wheels.

The entry-level 2.5L gets a 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine that puts out 170 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard. In Edmunds testing, a Beetle 2.5L coupe went from zero to 60 mph in 9 seconds -- about average for an automatic compact. Expect the convertible to be a bit slower. This powertrain's EPA's fuel economy estimates are 21 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined. This is actually the worst fuel economy of them all, and not that impressive for a car this size.

The TDI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbodiesel that produces 140 hp and 236 lb-ft. Transmission choices here include the standard six-speed manual transmission and an optional six-speed automated manual known as DSG. EPA fuel economy estimates come in at 28/41/32.

The Turbo takes its name from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that cranks out a healthy 200 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. It gets the same transmission choices as the TDI. Expect a 0-60 time north of the Turbo coupe's 6.6 seconds. More impressive than that performance boost are fuel economy numbers that surpass those of the base model at 21/30/24 with the manual and 21/29/24 with the DSG automatic. Premium fuel is recommended, though.

Safety

Standard safety features on the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible include antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control and combination head/thorax front side airbags. Also standard are roll bars behind the rear seats that pop up in a fraction of a second in a crash.

Driving

From behind the steering wheel, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is an enjoyable car to drive. Just how enjoyable largely depends on which of the three available engines is under the hood.

The entry-level 2.5-liter five-cylinder is powerful enough, but it sounds unrefined and its fuel economy is subpar. The Turbo's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder delivers far more satisfying acceleration and goes farther on a gallon of gas to boot. The four-cylinder turbodiesel powering the TDI is supremely fuel-efficient, while also being considerably livelier than you might expect.

When it comes to the transmissions behind those engines, the easy-shifting six-speed manual rates as one of the best of its type. The optional DSG auto-manual gearbox is a good compromise for those who want the sportiness of a manual and the convenience of an automatic, despite the slow throttle response when left in the normal drive mode.

The VW Beetle Convertible also handles fairly well, especially with the sport-tuned suspension that underpins the Turbo model. While the Turbo's handling isn't in the same league as high-performance models like the Mini Cooper S and Fiat 500C Abarth, it's still good fun on a twisty road. Ride quality is quite good on the 2.5L and TDI, and even the Turbo manages to be refined enough in this department to make a pleasant road trip companion.

Interior

Like the outside of the car, the interior of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible has a less cutesy look to it. Gone are the previous generation's built-in flower vase and the broad expanse of dash between the steering wheel and the windshield. It's more sensible and normal now, but there's still plenty of style and personality.

As with most VW models, the workmanship and materials here are top-notch. Large gauges, buttons and rotary knobs are easy to see and intuitive to use, which is more than we can say for some of the Beetle Convertible's competitors.

Up front the seats are comfortable, with generous amounts of legroom. Rear seat passengers will find a modest amount of legroom and a bolt-upright seatback, but no mainstream convertible save for the Chrysler 200 offers anything substantially better. Another noteworthy improvement is that the soft top now folds lower atop the rear deck. This improves rear visibility considerably, but the view back is still hardly praiseworthy. An old-school tonneau cover must also be affixed to the folded roof, should you want a cleaner look and less wind noise.

The car's growth spurt also means the trunk has grown to 7.1 cubic feet, and that space can be expanded by flipping down one or both halves of the 50/50-split rear seatbacks. Still, this is a rather negligible amount of space.


Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Wow! Great convertible! I'm glad I took a test drive!
minivandad1973,06/03/2013
I had no expectations going into the VW dealership. After driving a Mini Cooper S convertible for seven years I didn't think I would be impressed with the new Turbo Beetle convertible. Wow! I was surprised... Great acceleration, incredible comfort for four adults and superb sound was what I needed to move me out of my Mini into a car that could comfortably accommodate my family. My day starts with a big smile getting into my car. Having driven many different convertibles I can say their are none at this price point that offer the level of performance and space found in the new Turbo Beetle. My entire family loves this car!
VW Convertible Bug
Karen Capron,07/07/2016
Great and fun car to drive! I would recommend this to any two-party couples to drive for fun!
Cute car, but not the best quality
d_vegas,08/29/2014
Bought my VW Convertible new and have owned it a year now. Have had multiple window issues (motors and seals) and also a tire issue (one bad tire). VW needs to install better quality parts that do not break as easily, because going back and forth with the dealer is not only time consuming, but also frustrating for everyone involved. My car originally had Continental tires, which were so so, but one tire was bad and took a while to diagnose through a road force balance. The faulty tire was subsequently replaced, but I recently decided to just buy Michelin's and not have to worry about anymore future problems. Now after multiple balancing and alignments, it drives much better.
German Tecnology Fails on snow
Irv Crump,02/03/2016
It is not a car for everyone. It's a car that the younger generation will fall in love with just like in the 60's. It's is somewhat of a culture in itself. I get more looks from my fellow drivers than most other cars on the road. VW has kept this car true to original design with many creature features that put a smile on your face from the first day you drive the new Beetle. It is priced well with few opitons and many includes. This car was garaged and not driven for the first year and has been garaged since owned.
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Features & Specs

MPG
21 city / 27 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
21 city / 27 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
28 city / 41 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed automated manual
Diesel
140 hp @ 4000 rpm
MPG
21 city / 27 hwy
Seats 4
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
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