2018 Volkswagen Beetle Performance

Volkswagen Beetle


The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle performance focuses on delivering an outstanding driving experience with the utmost efficiency and technological innovation. At an affordable price point , the Beetle offers the best of all worlds: A sophisticated, classic design, top-notch performance, and superior technologies. See how the quirky Beetle matches its iconic style with stellar engine options and performance capabilities

Performance Capabilities & Technologies

  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport Mode

    • 6-speed automatic transmission gives you the smoothest ride possible. Manual shifting is possible with the Tiptronic mode. Go all-out with Sport mode for maximum fun!

  • 2.0L TSI® Engine

    • The upgraded 2.0L TSI® engine offers 174 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque to maximize acceleration and handling ability. This engine offers additional horsepower and torque compared to the 2017 model.

  • Handling and Braking

    • Speaking of handling, the Beetle feels properly weighted and stable even at high speeds. Maneuvering at lower speeds won’t give you any trouble either. At highway speeds, you’ll feel very comfortable with the Beetle’s smooth handling and stable braking feel. As Kelley Blue Book states: “The Beetle returns a softer ride than the Mini Cooper or Fiat 500.”

  • Fuel Efficiency

    • While you can push it to the limit with the 2018 Beetle, you won’t have to spend a fortune at the gas pump. With 26 mpg in the city** and 33 mpg on the highway**, the Beetle can take you wherever you want to go with maximum efficiency.

Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Today at Volkswagen Santa Monica

The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle offers a unique driving experience that you’ll have to experience to understand. Take it for a test drive today at Volkswagen Santa Monica to see it in action. Whether you’re interested in the hatchback or convertible models, you’ll have the opportunity to find out which Beetle variant is right for you. Contact our knowledgeable associates today if you have any questions or if you would like to get started on your journey to Beetle ownership!



**EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.