Safety Features

See the list of 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

2dr Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Automatic rollover protection system (ROPS)
  • Trunk escape handle
  • Dual note horn

2dr Manual Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

2dr Manual PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Clutch starter interlock
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

2dr PZEV Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Automatic rollover protection system (ROPS)
  • Trunk escape handle
  • Dual note horn

Final Edition 2dr Final Edition Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Automatic rollover protection system (ROPS)
  • Trunk escape handle
  • Dual note horn

2dr Auto Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

Final Edition 2dr Final Edition PZEV Convertible

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Automatic rollover protection system (ROPS)
  • Trunk escape handle
  • Dual note horn

2dr Auto PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

Red Rock Edition 2dr Red Rock Edition Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

Red Rock Edition 2dr Red Rock Edition PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

Final Edition 2dr Final Edition Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn

Final Edition 2dr Final Edition PZEV Coupe

  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
  • Engine braking assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/buckle switch
  • Driver & front passenger side head & thorax airbags
  • 3-point safety belts in all outboard seating positions -inc: front pretensioners w/load limiters, front height adjustment
  • Emergency locking retractors (ELR)
  • Rear seat lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Dual note horn