Safety Features

See the list of 2006 Volkswagen New Beetle safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

2dr 2.5L Manual Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L Manual Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners, load limiters
  • 3-point rear outboard seat belts
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column w/impact-deformable steering wheel
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Rear automatic rollover supports
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L Auto Coupe

  • Dual-note horn
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

2dr 2.5L PZEV Manual Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners, load limiters
  • 3-point rear outboard seat belts
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column w/impact-deformable steering wheel
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Rear automatic rollover supports
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L PZEV Manual Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L Auto Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners, load limiters
  • 3-point rear outboard seat belts
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column w/impact-deformable steering wheel
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Rear automatic rollover supports
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L PZEV Auto Coupe

  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

2dr 2.5L PZEV Auto Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners, load limiters
  • 3-point rear outboard seat belts
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Emergency trunk release handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column w/impact-deformable steering wheel
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Rear automatic rollover supports
  • Dual-note horn

2dr TDI Manual Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

2dr TDI DSG Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/dual stage deployment
  • Driver & front passenger head & thorax side-airbags
  • 3-point front & rear seat belts w/height adjusters, front pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & top tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Traction control-inc: (ASR) anti-slip regulation, (EDL) electronic differential lock, (ESP) electronic stabilization program w/ (HBA) brake assist
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn