NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2017 Beetle 2 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2017 Volkswagen Beetle front crash test photoNCAP 2017 Volkswagen Beetle side crash test photoNCAP 2017 Volkswagen Beetle side pole crash test photo

2017 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

2017 Volkswagen Beetle 2-door hatchback

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Driver)1
M Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
P Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
Not tested.
Side Rating2
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
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating3
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Applies only to models built after Mar 2013.

2 — Applies only to models built after Mar 2013.

3 — Manual leatherette seats.

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.