NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2014 Beetle 2 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
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2014 Beetle C FWD

Front Driver
not tested
Front Passenger
not tested
Side Driver
not tested
Side Passenger
not tested
Side Pole
not tested
Rollover
not tested

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

2014 Volkswagen Beetle 2-door hatchback

2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2-door hatchback Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

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
M Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg/Foot Injury
P Restraints
A Structure
TEST NOTES: Applies to models built after March 2013. Get the full IIHS report »
Side Rating
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
A Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
TEST NOTES: . Applies to models built after March 2013. Get the full IIHS report »
Rear Rating
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
TEST NOTES: Manual leatherette seats. Get the full IIHS report »
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.