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2014 VW Beetle Trims & Specs - Volkswagen of America < The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle | Volkswagen

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Beetle 2.5L

At a glance

With Bluetooth® streaming audio and 17" alloy wheels, it’s a classic for a new generation.

  • 2.5L in-line 5-cylinder engine
  • 17” Turbine alloy wheels
  • Bluetooth® with audio streaming
  • MDI with iPod® cable
  • V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces with heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped, multi-function steering wheel
  • Customizable ambient lighting
  • Multi-function trip computer
  • Power-operated, heated side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Car-Net™ connected car feature
Transmissions5-speed manual transmission
6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode
Standard features
  • Crash-optimized front end
  • Fully galvanized sheet metal
  • Halogen headlights with clear, lightweight, chip-resistant polycarbonate lenses
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Headlights-on warning tone (tone sounds when driver's door is open and ignition key is removed)
  • Body colored mirrors
  • Heated power side mirrors
  • Chrome trim on running boards
  • 215/55 R17 17" all-weather tires
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Temporary-use spare tire
  • 17-inch Turbine wheels
  • Heated windshield washer nozzles
  • Windshield wipers, variable intermittent
  • Body colored bumpers
  • Black Grille
  • Cruise control
  • Electric rear window defroster
  • Integrated armrests in front door panels
  • Front and rear carpet floor mats
  • Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, coolant temperature gauge, fuel gauge and outside temperature
  • Multi-function trip computer with trip time, trip length, average trip speed, average trip fuel consumption, current fuel consumption, and miles to empty
  • 2 radio-frequency remote transmitter key fobs with lock, unlock, rear trunk release, and panic button
  • Two 12V power outlets
  • Interior front center dome light with time delay and two reading lights
  • 4-position, 3-color ambient lighting
  • Automatic locking feature (doors lock when vehicle reaches 8 mph, unlock automatically upon airbag deployment) 1)
  • Driver and passenger door-mounted power lock/unlock switches for central locking system
  • Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors
  • 8 speakers
  • Sound system with MP3- and WMA-compatible in-dash CD player, AM/FM radio
  • AUX-in for portable audio players
  • Bluetooth® with audio streaming 2)
  • Media Device Interface (MDI) with iPod® cable
  • 3-point safety belts for all rear seating positions
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children), child seat anchor points
  • Driver and front passenger, front airbag supplemental restraint system 1)
  • Combined curtain and side air bag system for front seat passengers 1)
  • Front seat safety belt pretensioners with load limiters
  • Safety belt Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR) for all seating positions
  • Height-adjustable front seat belts
  • Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)
  • Buckle switch for airbag sensors
  • Steering wheel, deformable/collapsible upon impact
  • Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS)
  • Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
  • Crash optimized pedal controls
  • Driver seat with adjustable lumbar support
  • Front seatback storage pockets
  • 6-way manually adjustable front seats
  • Easy entry system (front seats can be moved forward for easy access to rear seats)
  • Height-adjustable headrests
  • Heated front seats
  • 50/50 split folding rear seat
  • Leather-wrapped, multi-function sport steering wheel
  • Height adjustable and telescoping steering column
  • Steering wheel, deformable/collapsible upon impact
  • Theft-deterrent steering column
  • Blinker control stalk with lane change feature
  • Kaeferfach heritage-inspired glovebox
  • Front center armrest with storage compartment
  • Chrome trim on rotary light switch
  • 2 front grab handles
  • Body color dashboard and interior trim
  • Remote release for trunk
  • V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • Air vents in instrument panel
  • Climatic air-conditioning with pollen filter
  • Power windows with pinch protection; front windows with automatic 1-touch feature, operable from driver's side only
  • Manual height adjustment for front seats
  • Volkswagen Car-Net™connected car features
  • Hard shell battery box protection
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Power-assisted front vented disc brakes
  • 2.5L, 20-valve, DOHC, in-line 5-cylinder engine; 170 hp, 177 lbs/ft of torque
  • Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Engine Braking Assist (EBA)
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
  • Front wheel drive
  • Standard suspension
  • Rear disc brakes
  • Hydraulic steering system
  • 12-year/unlimited mileage Limited Warranty against Corrosion Perforation 3)
  • 5-year/60,000-mile (whichever occurs first) Powertrain Limited Warranty 3)
  • 3-year/36,000-mile (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty 3)
  • 2-year/24,000-mile (whichever occurs first) No-Charge Scheduled Carefree Maintenance™ Program 4)
  • 3-year/36,000-mile (whichever occurs first) Roadside Assistance* 5)
  • 1) Airbags are supplemental restraints only and will not deploy under all crash circumstances. Always use safety belts and seat children only in the rear, using restraint systems appropriate for their size and age.
  • 2) Requires compatible device.
  • 3) See dealer or warranty booklet for details.
  • 4) The Volkswagen Carefree Maintenance Program covers the vehicle’s scheduled maintenance for two years or 24,000 miles, whichever occurs first, on 2014 models. Some restrictions apply. See dealer or vehicle maintenance program booklet for details.
  • 5) Roadside Assistance provided by a third party.
Optional features
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode
Optional Features
  • Candy White
  • Tornado Red
  • Black
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Toffee Brown Metallic
  • Yellow Rush
  • Denim Blue
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic
  • Titan Black V-tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • Beige V-tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • Reflex Silver Metallic