2018 Volkswagen Beetle Thousand Oaks CA

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You can probably recognize the Volkswagen the moment you see it. What was once a strange and bizarrely shaped car has become modernized and much more contemporary. Its signature sounded shape was slightly altered near the beginning of this decade, but the famous look is still there. What's more important is the Beetle's famous dependability that comes with the Volkswagen Brand.

The newest model is here in Thousand Oaks and it's ready to take 2018 by storm. As for the engine, you might be pleasantly surprised. The base engine is a 2.0L inline-four that produces 174 horsepower. Not too bad, right? It also contributes to an excellent gas mileage, as it averages up to 33 MPG on the highway*. Read more below to learn about some of the 2018 Beetle's features.

2018 Volkswagen Beetle technological features

Like most models, the Beetle has seen some changes over the year. Unlike many cars, though, the Beetle has been in production since the late 1930s! The current style debuted for the 2011 model year, but the general look has remained mostly the same for the past eighty years. What has changed, however, is the technology. App-Connect is Volkswagen's infotainment and connectivity system that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Drivers can access certain apps as well as navigation from their smartphone right on the Beetle's touchscreen display. Throw in Fender audio and Sirius XM radio and your driving experience will be as immersive as ever.

The Beetle has even more to offer. You should really just come in and look at it for yourself. But why stop there? Take it for a test drive! Or don't. Do whatever you think feels right. But we recommend that you check it out because all of these words and pictures don't totally do it justice. The Beetle has been increasingly modernized over the years and it has become one of the best cars in its class. But, please, don't just take our word for it.

*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.

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