Safety Features

See the list of 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

S 2dr Man S Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

S 2dr Man S Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

S 2dr Man S PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

S 2dr Man S PZEV Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

S 2dr Auto S Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

S 2dr Auto S Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

S 2dr Auto S PZEV Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

S 2dr Auto S PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

SE 2dr Auto SE Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

SE 2dr Auto SE Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

SE 2dr Auto SE PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

SE 2dr Auto SE PZEV Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts
  • Front safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts in outboard seating positions
  • LATCH child restraint system
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Rear seat headrest rollover protection

Triple White 2dr Auto Triple White Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

Triple White 2dr Auto Triple White PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

Black Tie Edition 2dr Auto Black Tie Edition Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights

Black Tie Edition 2dr Auto Black Tie Edition PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: buckle switch sensor
  • Driver & front passenger head/thorax side airbags
  • 3-point safety belts w/front height adjusters, pretensioners, load limiters
  • Active front head restraints
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Electronic stabilization program w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights