2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback Review

2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T in Silk Blue MetallicThe 2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback is truly a one-of-a-kind vehicle. It not only offers the distinctive exterior designed beloved by drivers in Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Dallas. It also boasts a powerful mechanical configuration and a lineup of top-notch modern features you won’t want to miss out on.

In this review, we at Principle Volkswagen will introduce you to some of the best features beheld by the VW Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback. Read ahead to see what this vehicle has to offer when it comes to performance, design, and technology!

Performance Specifications

2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Interior SpaceThe 2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L TSI® engine. This engine delivers a peppy yet efficient drive with an EPA-estimated 33 highway / 26 city MPG1 and a power output of 174 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.

This engine comes standardly paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode. With this transmission, you can choose to let it shift smoothly on its own or switch into Tiptronic® mode for a bit more fun with manual shifting. You can also shift into sport mode to make your daily commutes even more exciting.

Interior & Exterior Design

The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback beholds the iconic rounded Beetle-like 2-door exterior design that has drawn people to it for years. Additionally, the exterior of this model sports some state-of-the-art features including sport-style bumpers, 17- or 18-inch alloy wheels, a power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof, and hatchback rear access.

You’ll have just as much to enjoy inside the VW Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback. The interior of this model boasts four spacious seats, Pepita cloth seating surfaces, heated front seats, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. You’ll also have some chic style accents including a surfboard-look appearance dashboard, gloss black door trim, and a leather-wrapped gearshift knob.

Top-Notch Technology Features

2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Technology Package  The interior of the 2018 VW Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback isn’t just stylish and modern – it’s tech-savvy, too. This vehicle is standardly equipped with a Composition Media 6.3-inch touchscreen display. This smart infotainment system offers voice command recognition, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a rear view camera system, and Bluetooth® connectability for wireless audio streaming.

The Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback also offers Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect. With this feature, you can access all of your favorite smartphone apps right on the infotainment screen. Stream music, make phone calls, and safely stay in the loop with on-screen text messaging.

On top of that, this feature also allows you to download directions to all of your destinations and even control aspects of your vehicle remotely. Lock or unlock your vehicle, find and pay for parking spots near your destination, and even call for help in the event of an emergency.

Test Drive the 2018 VW Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback!

Now that you’ve had a taste of what the 2018 VW Beetle 2.0T Coast Hatchback has to offer, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience it for yourself. Shoppers in Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Dallas should give us a call at Principle Volkswagen today to schedule a test drive!


1 26 city/33 highway mpg (2018 Beetle 2.0L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.