2012 Volkswagen Beetle Long Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Volkswagen

image2012 Volkswagen Beetle Long Term Road Test

Two kids in a 2012 Volkswagen Beetle? We found out what it's like to drive two children in car seats in our long-term compact coupe.

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  • fordson1fordson1 Unconfirmed Posts: 1,512
    A 4-door GTI is going to be far superior to any 2-door for this kind of duty.
  • stovt001_stovt001_ Member Posts: 799
    I don't recall being in a booster seat when I was 7. I don't think I was at 5 either. I was in a couple accidents during that time and was fine. Is there really something behind this idea of keeping kids in baby seats until they're of legal drinking age or is it just lobbying from the car seat industry?
  • bassracerxbassracerx Member Posts: 188
    2002 civic coupe? damn thats tiny. interesting pick of a car though to replace it with tho, a beetle i mean. the jetta GLI is just so much better and you can ever get a 4 door GTI for less money then a beetle turbo. what won you over about the beetle? the honda accord "sport" would be an even better coupe to be honest as a daily driver if you had to have a fwd 2 door with a 4 banger but theres also the sexy camaro to think about it's base price is pretty low.
  • gobryngogobryngo Member Posts: 7
    @bassracerx, I just really like the shape of the Beetle, I guess. It's probably purely a nostalgia thing.
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