- June 7, 2012
2012 Volkswagen Beetle- A Review
Get ready to enjoy the Rock N Roll ride as the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is the upcoming cute and stylish car that will take the hearts of people who like to drive something trendy. The New Beetle came to life in 1998 but the major improvements were made to the vehicle in 2011. However, the new 2012 model is remarkable.The exterior is eye- catching and the interior is beautiful. The new accessories are added to make the car more luxurious. The engine is robust and can give outstanding performance.
The new Beetle comes in the following assorted trims
- 2.5 L
- 2.5 L w/ Sunroof
- 2.5 L w/ Sunroof, Sound and Navigation
- Turbo w/ Sunroof and Sound
- Turbo w/ Sunroof, Sound and Navigation
The new vehicle exhibits a striking exterior that is completely redesigned. BiXenon headlights with LED daytime running lights give it the beetle eyes.The 2.5L trim features body-color mirror caps and 17 inch alloy wheels. However, the choice of a sunroof along with the 18-inch alloy wheels, navigation and a high-power Fender audio system makes the car more demanding.
Turbo trim combines the goodness of 2.5 L along with remarkable features like alloy pedals, front fog lights, a rear-deck spoiler and a leather-wrapped shift knob. A sunroof and sound package is also available on this trim.
The interior is comfortable with a seating space for four people. Color matched Dashboard, Heritage inspired Kaferfach Glovebox and Customizable ambient lightening are the cool features of its interior. The multi- function steering wheel has painted accents that are really superb. The cabin is spacious and roomy. The front passengers has 1.9 inches of legroom and an extra 0.4 inch of headroom in contrast to the old model. The rear seats can fold up to create a 15.4 cubic feet of rear cargo area however, when folded down you can enjoy 29.9 cubic feet of area. The Turbo trim however,has comfortable sports seats that let you relax during your trip
The engine is robust and is capable of giving powerful performance. The 2.5-liter in-line 5-cylinder engine standard on base trim can generate 170 horsepower. There are two choices for the transmission. I-e 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic. An impressive EPA rating is achieved i-e 22 mpg in the city and 29mpg on highway. However,more power is achieved with the optional turbocharged 2.0-liter TSI 4-cylinder engine that can deliver 200 horsepower.
Safety is achieved with high-tech features. They include
- Four airbags including integrated side protection
- Intelligent Crash Response System
- Crashed Optimized Front end
- Electronic Stability Control
- ABS with HBA
The new Beetle is equipped with the advanced technology features. They include
- Bluetooth technology
- Media Device Interface with iPod cable
- SIRIUS Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscription
- Touchscreen Premium VIII sound system
- KESSY keyless access with push-button start
- RNS 315 navigation system with touchscreen
- Fender Premium Audio System
- Multi-function trip computer with Highline combi-instrument display
So, get your own Volkswagen Beetle and enjoy the power of driving