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Publication: Nov 2011
  • Adult Occupant

    92%
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  • Child Occupant

    90%
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  • Pedestrian

    53%
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  • Safety Assist

    86%
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Total 33.1 Pts / 92%
  • Good
  • Adequate
  • Marginal
  • Weak
  • Poor
Frontal Offset Deformable Barrier
14.3 Pts
Passenger
Driver
Whiplash Rear Impact
3.2 Pts
Front Seat
Lateral Impact
15.6 Pts
Car
Pole

Comments
Total 43.9 Pts / 90%
  • Good
  • Adequate
  • Marginal
  • Weak
  • Poor
Crash Test Performance 23.9 Pts
18 months old child
11.9 Pts
Tested restraint (Fit): Bobsy G0 + Isofix
Adequate
36 months old child
12 Pts
Tested restraint (Fit): Bobsy G1 Isofix + TT
Good

Safety Features 8 Pts
Front
Passenger
2nd row
outboard
2nd row
center
Isofix
i-Size
Integrated CRS
  • Fitted to the vehicle as standard
  • Not fitted to the test vehicle but available as option
  • Not Available
CRS Installation Check 12 Pts
Comments
Total 19.0 Pts / 53%
  • Good
  • Adequate
  • Marginal
  • Weak
  • Poor
Pedestrian Protection
19.0 Pts
Pedestrian Protection

Head Impact 15 Pts

Pelvis Impact 0 Pts

Leg Impact 4 Pts


Comments
Total 6 Pts / 86%
  • Good
  • Adequate
  • Marginal
  • Weak
  • Poor
Speed Assistance 0 Pts
Electronic Stability Control 3 Pts
Performance
Vehicle Yaw Rate @ COS + 1.00 s 7.868% meets ECE requirements
Vehicle Yaw Rate @ COS + 1.75 s 1.778% meets ECE requirements
Lateral Displacement @ BOS + 1.07 s 3.14 m meets ECE requirements
Seat Belt Reminder 3 Pts
Applies To All seats
Warning Driver Seat front passenger(s) rear passenger(s)
Visual
Audible
  • Pass
  • Fail
  • Not available
Comments
  • Specifications
  • Safety Equipment
  • Videos
  • Rating Validity

Specifications

Tested Model VW Beetle 1.2 TFSI, LHD

Body Type - 5 door hatchback

Year Of Publication 2011

Kerb Weight 1200kg

VIN From Which Rating Applies - Beetle and Beetle 'Dune'

Class Small Family Car

Safety Equipment

Driver
Passenger
Rear
FRONTAL CRASH PROTECTION
Front Airbag
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Belt Pretensioner
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Belt Loadlimiter
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Knee Airbag
Driver
Passenger
Rear
LATERAL CRASH PROTECTION
Side Head Airbag
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Side Chest Airbag
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Side Pelvis Airbag
Driver
Passenger
Rear
CHILD PROTECTION
Isofix
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Integrated Child Seat
Driver
Passenger
Rear
Airbag cut-off switch
Driver
Passenger
Rear
SAFETY ASSIST
Seat Belt Reminder
Driver
Passenger
Rear
OTHER SAFETY SYSTEMS
ESC
ESC
Speed Assistance
Speed Assistance

Note: Other equipment may be available on the vehicle but was not considered in the test year.

  • Fitted to the vehicle as standard
  • Fitted to the vehicle as option
  • Not fitted to the test vehicle but available as option
  • Not Available
  • Not Applicable

Videos

Rating Validity

Annual Reviews and Facelifts

Date
Event
Outcome
November 2011
Rating Published
2011
July 2016
Facelift Review and addition of Beetle 'Dune'
2011


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