The 2nd generation of the Beetle has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.58. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 2012–2017 Beetle model years have sent in 40 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the windows (20%) followed by the engine (17%) and the interior (15%).