Volkswagen Beetle insurance rates
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For such a small car, insurance is quite high for the popular Bug. The average insurance costs for a Volkswagen Beetle is $220 a month — or $2,640 a year, about double the national average. With a base price of $19,995, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 13.2%, much higher than the average of 4%.
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The Volkswagen Beetle has been around since 1938 and it is one of the longest running model and most manufactured car on sole platform. Volkswagen produced more than 21 million Beetle models by 2003. The subcompact car is known for its powerful engine, upscale interior, agile handling and vintage style exterior.
You could save money on car insurance for your Volkswagen Beetle if it comes equipped with these safety features.
The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The side crash test received five stars, the highest possible rating, from the NHTSA. The government organization also awarded a four star safety rating for the frontal crash test and the rollover crash test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated the small overlap front test as marginal, a below average rating. All other crash tests performed by the IIHS received a good safety rating, the highest possible rating.
The Volkswagen Beetle model includes lane departure warning, automatic post collision braking system and blind spot monitoring.
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