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Volkswagen Beetle 2013

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle range of configurations is currently priced from $14,990. Our most recent review of the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle resulted in a score of 6 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

The Volkswagen Beetle is also known as the Beetle / Super Beetle, the Bug / Superbug", the Käfer, the Type 1 and the 1302 in markets outside Australia.

Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Volkswagen Beetle here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Stylish car for $15k?

    With your budget you would be looking at a 2010/2011 VW Beetle, which had a regular automatic transmission and not the troublesome DSG that was fitted in later models. That’s a big tick for the Beetle. The Citroen C3 is a decent car, but an orphan in the sense that there weren’t many sold and you won’t find a dealer on every corner. As for the BMW, they’re too expensive to service and repair if you use a dealer, and they have too many niggling issues that spoil the great driving experience. The Subaru Impreza is well worth looking at, but my pick of that bunch would be the Volvo C30.

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  • Travelling to Cape York

    I loved the great work of Mike and Mal Leyland. You've spoilt some of the myth by revealing this secret.

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  • Best car for P-plate driver?

    The first of the born-again Beetles was severely compromised because the rounded body sat over the mechanical package of the boxy Golf. But the new car looks good, almost like a Porsche, drives well and is well equipped. I give it The Tick and will help you track down a good deal.

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  • Hybrid or diesel?

    Both will give you good fuel savings in the sort of driving you're doing. The hybrid would likely be better in stop-start driving, the diesel better for open-road motoring. The diesel would be cheaper to buy and have a better resale value in the medium term. People are still sceptical about the life of the batteries in the hybrid -- though there is no evidence to suggest they are a problem -- but it has a negative effect on used values. You would also be tied to a Toyota dealer for servicing. The broader trade has yet to develop the expertise to look after the complex electrics of the hybrid.

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Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Price and Specs

The Volkswagen Beetle 2013 is currently available from $14,990 for the Beetle (base) up to $21,490 for the Beetle Fender Edition.

Pricing guides

$17,988
Based on 18 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$14,990
Highest Price
$21,490
Volkswagen Beetle Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
(base) Hatchback 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $14,990 $19,990
(base) Hatchback 1.4L PULP 6 SP MAN $9,990 $19,990
Fender Edition Hatchback 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $7,700 $11,880
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Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Volkswagen Beetle vary from 17x7 inches to 18x8 inches.

Volkswagen Beetle Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
base Hatchback 215x55 R17 17x7 inches 215x55 R17 17x7 inches
Fender Edition Hatchback 235x45 R18 18x8 inches 235x45 R18 18x8 inches
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Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1808mm x 1477mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Dimensions  include 1477mm height, 1808mm width, 4278mm length.
Volkswagen Beetle Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
base Hatchback 1477x1808x4278 mm 139 mm
Fender Edition Hatchback 1477x1808x4278 mm 139 mm
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Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Volkswagen Beetle currently offers fuel consumption from 6.4 to 6.8L/100km. The Volkswagen Beetle is available with the following fuel type: PULP.

Volkswagen Beetle Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Fender Edition Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 6.4L/100km
Fender Edition Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 6.4L/100km
base Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 6.4L/100km
base Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 6.4L/100km
base Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,6 SP MAN 6.8L/100km
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Volkswagen Beetle 2013 Towing capacity

The Volkswagen Beetle has no towing capacity for the 2013 year the model was manufactured.

Volkswagen Beetle Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
base Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,6 SP MAN 0kg
base Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 0kg
Fender Edition Hatchback 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 0kg
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