NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2012 Beetle 2 DR FWD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2012 Volkswagen Beetle front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Volkswagen Beetle side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Volkswagen Beetle side pole crash test photo

1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger dummy's thoracic rib deflection reading was elevated.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2-door hatchback

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Small Overlap
Not tested.
Side Rating
Not tested.
Rear Rating
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
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Rollover Rating
G Overall
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Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.