The Beetle Has Been Recalled 29 Times

The 2001 Beetle has been involved in 11 recalls, which is more than any of the other 18 years. On average you can expect 4.74 recalls per model year and we've listed some of the most recent recalls below.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) describes recalls as an order "issued when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire creates an unreasonable safety risk or fails to meet minimum safety standards."

    Volkswagen Beetle Recalls by Year

    Every recalls can involve multiple model years, so we've taken each of the 19 Beetle years and ranked them by how many times they've been involved in a specific campaign. Want to see how the Beetle stacks up? Sort recalls by model.

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