Year

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Safety & Reliability

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Model Type

Convertible

safety & reliability

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Overall
Not Rated
Driver
Not Rated
Passenger
Not Rated

Side Barrier Rating

Overall
Not Rated
Driver
Not Rated
Passenger
Not Rated

Rollover

Rollover
Not Rated
Dynamic Test Result
Not Rated
Risk Of Rollover
Not Rated

Side Crash Rating

Overall
Not Rated

Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

Front Seat
Not Rated
Rear Seat
Not Rated
VW Car-Net

Includes automatic crash notification and roadside assistance as well as some convenience features built into the smartphone app.

Blind Spot Monitor

Alerts you if there's a car in your blind spot and includes rear cross-traffic alert, too.

Automatic Post-Collision Braking System

Automatically applies the brakes in the event of a collision, reducing the likelihood of a secondary impact.

Side Impact Test
P
M
A
G
Not Tested
Roof Strength Test
P
M
A
G
Not Tested
Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint
P
M
A
G
Not Tested
IIHS Small Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Not Tested
Moderate Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Not Tested
Initial Quality - Overall
3
Overall Quality - Mechanical
3
Powertrain Quality - Mechanical
4
Features and Accessories - Mechanical
3
Body & Interior Quality - Mechanical
5
Overall Quality - Design
3
Features and Accessories - Design
4
Powertrain Quality - Design
5
Body & Interior - Design
2
Ratings are based on J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study for the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle.