2018 Volkswagen Beetle Austin TX

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune trim level side exterior

The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle in Austin TX is a small car tasked with filling some big shoes. This impressive and sporty car holds up the reputation of previous models. The sporty car delivers impressive driving fun in a nimble and efficient package.

The 2018 Beetle will offer an all-new engine. The car will now be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 174 horsepower. Fuel economy ratings check in at 26 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highways for 29 miles per gallon combined. This engine is included as standard equipment on all 2018 Volkswagen Beetle models.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Trim Levels and Features

Volkswagen will be offering the 2018 Beetle in four trim levels: S, Coast, SE and Dune. The four trim levels offer different collections of comfort, safety and technology features.

In order to keep drivers safe, the Beetle will offer a variety of driver assistance features. The car can be equipped with features like a rearview camera, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert and Park Distance Control (ParkPilot).

The car also offers two Volkswagen-exclusive post-collision systems; the Automatic Post Collision Braking system and Intelligent Crash Response. If a collision is detected, the Automatic Post Collision Braking system will automatically apply the brakes to reduce the potential for further damage. Intelligent Crash Response will automatically shut down multiple key systems.

Multiple other features will be offered on the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle designed to maximize comfort and technology. These include technology systems like the MIB II infotainment system, Composition Media display, HD Radio and the Volkswagen Car-Net system. 2018 Beetle models will also offer the Volkswagen Family Guardian system. This geo-fencing system allows owners to place speed and location restrictions on learning drivers.

The new Beetle is one of the 2018 Volkswagen models that will offer the company’s People First Warranty. This bumper-to-bumper warranty covers six years/72,000 miles.