What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Beetle?
We'd recommend avoiding the 1st generation (1998–2011) which has the worst overall PainRank™ of 7.14
How Beetle Generations Rank
Problems We're Watching (And You Should Too)
Using complaint data, in combination with information from NHTSA, IIHS, and lawsuits across the country, we've compiled a list of problems that are likely to pop up.