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Volkswagen Beetle

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A three-quarter rear view of a yellow 2012 Volkswagen Beetle


Volkswagen Beetle

The revamped VW Beetle offers the same retro-chic outlook as its predecessor in a sleeker, slimmed down package. Looking less bubbly and more business than the New Beetle, this cool hatchback provides decent power from its 2.5-liter inline-5, topping out at 170 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Cargo Room: 29.9 cubic feet

MPG: 22 city / 31 hwy

Base Price: $19,795

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