2017 Volkswagen Beetle
1.8T SEL Auto
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||17V136000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||MAR 01, 2017|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||797|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Beetle and Jetta GLI vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B9.
Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 16, 2016 to JAN 26, 2016
Manufacturer Recall Number:
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)