We have owned this vehicle for a little more than 4 months. We already are having problems with it. I was stranded on the freeway. We are glad that we bought the 'Max Care warranty'; but still are very, very concerned about the reliability of it. So far the local VW dealer has diagnosed the problem as a fuel pump and sensor issue, but it keeps stalling and still at the dealer. We bought this car for emotional reasons. I got my drivers license in a VW BUG and we started dating in the same car. We really want to fall in love with this vehicle again, but wondering if this BUG has a permanent Virus!! The rating on this car would be a 2.5 out of 5 stars!!
I love my Bug!
2013 Volkswagen BeetleKelly Brantley - Moore Haven, FL12/27/2015
Love my little Bug, the gas mileage is great. The convertible top is just awesome, just a push of a button and it is down.
I had a Jeep soft top before and taking the top down was a chore and of course "no trunk."
So far, I have no complaints with my Bug.
Loved it until i started to have problems
2012 Volkswagen BeetleDenise Small - Riverside, CA08/21/2016
Buying a used car I knew it may have a few problems but in the 4 months I have had to replace the battery and it has been in the shop 3 time with a 4th trip to service planned for this coming week. I'm glad I bought the exstended warranty because at the rate Im going to need it.
Volkswagen Beetle Overview
Well into its fourth decade of production, the compact Volkswagen Beetle is one of the best-selling cars in automotive history. The Volkswagen Beetle is a compact four-door sedan built to appeal to commuters who seek versatility over style. Now in its 11th generation, the Beetle has a bolder design, but still keeps to its traditional roots.
Volkswagen Beetle History
The Volkswagen Beetle was a worldwide icon. When it was originally introduced, not many vehicles were sold - now, the Beetle has emerged as one of the best-selling vehicles in the world. Though the Beetle has not changed often over the years, it's interesting to note that the newest Volkswagen Beetle models have a slightly larger frame; it is longer, wider, and lower than the previous generation.
How It Drives
Due to the recent Volkswagen Beetle's larger frame, the interior is roomier than is expected, especially in the back seat. However, the Beetle's driving experience largely depends on the engine chosen. The base cylinder is respectably powerful, but has unremarkable fuel economy. More expansive engines seen on higher trims offer significant power, refinement, and fuel efficiency that the greatly benefits the Beetle's day-to-day drive.
Used Volkswagen Beetle Value
Over the years, the Volkswagen Beetle's design has evolved from its functionality-driven roots to having a sharper look in recent models. With its iconic style, bright exterior, and nostalgic appeal, the Beetle will always stand apart.
Volkswagen Beetle Standard Features
The Volkswagen Beetle hatchback is offered in four main trim levels: the base trim, the R-Line, the diesel-powered TDI, and GSR. Volkswagen offers a 2.5L four-cylinder engine in its base trim, with a 1.8L turbocharged four-cylinder engine on higher trims. Modern Beetle base models are equipped with a range of features typically expected in today's vehicles, such as Bluetooth, eight-speaker sound system, and keyless entry. Major feature options include a sunroof, touchscreen navigation system, and rearview camera.
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