2016 Volkswagen Beetle Washington DC

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Washington DC

The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle near Washington DC is a car that needs no introduction. The unique design of the Beetle has long set it apart from other vehicles in the compact car class. New Beetle models continue this trend of doing things differently. Everything begins under the hood, where this VW houses a turbocharged engine that makes the car peppy and fun to drive. Volkswagen carries things forward from there, adding technologies and features that supplement this performance and create one of the best compacts currently on the market.

The unique design of the Beetle is for more than just looks. The hatchback body style allows the Beetle to offer added storage and passenger space other cars its size cannot match. This means the Beetle can hold its own when put in competition with larger cars and crossovers. And that’s not even going into attention this car has always drawn. Everyone knows the Beetle. This car has earned a reputation that the 2016 model is able to uphold. Anyone looking for a sporty car that is different from the typical compact should make the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle their first choice.

Engine Performance

Under the hood of the 2016 Beetle is a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. This zippy engine is able to produce 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Both manual and automatic transmissions are available. Fuel economy estimates on the Beetle check in at 25 city/34 highway miles per gallon.

 

Safety

After government safety testing, the 2016 Beetle emerged with an overall rating of five stars, the highest possible score. In addition to this great rating, the Beetle can be equipped with a rearview camera, blind-spot warning system, automatic crash notifications, roadside assistance and a stolen vehicle locator.

 

Storage Space

Despite its small size, the Beetle’s unique body design allows the car to offer 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk. Folding the rear seats down increases this number to 30 cubic feet, a number that is competitive with some crossovers. Back seat legroom is also better than many rival models.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle headlight
2016 Volkswagen Beetle display
2016 Volkswagen Beetle wheel
2016 Volkswagen Beetle push-button start

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Trim Levels and Features

Volkswagen offers the 2016 Beetle in four trim levels: Wolfsburg Edition, S, SE and SEL. Standard and available features include:

  • Heated mirrors

  • Heated front seats

  • Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity

  • Eight-speaker sound system

  • Automatic headlights

  • Rear spoiler

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

  • HD and satellite radio

  • Panoramic sunroof

  • Keyless ignition and entry

  • Sport-tuned suspension

  • Leather upholster

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