The price on their car was fantastic and the price they gave me for my trade-in was fair. But at 80,000 miles the transmission needed to be replaced. Directional stability is top-notch, and the convertible handles expertly. Unfortunately, it also infringes on rear headroom, and backseat legroom is limited. The diesel model can be equipped with a six-speed automatic with a Direct Shift Gearbox, which Volkswagen claims eliminates power-transfer loss during gear changes. The New Beetle was designed at Volkswagen's California studio by J.
Mileage inconsistency, stolen entries or an excessive amount of previous owners are facts that change the value of your car significantly, whether you know about it or not. Interior A bubble-shaped roof gives the four-passenger New Beetle a strong visual kinship to the original. There is not a better car to enjoy sunny days. Its rear seats will fold down to provide a total of 27 cubic feet of storage space. However, the convertible offers only 5 cubic feet of cargo space, and its rear seats do not fold down. In 2003, the New Beetle Cabriolet, a popular convertible version, made its appearance on the car scene.
I would love to have this car for the next 20 years! In 2002, the Turbo S New Beetle arrived. Automatic pop-up rollover supports behind the rear seats are standard, and a wind blocker is optional. This car has not a speck of damage to the top or the finish. It was marketed as a sportier Beetle and had a 1. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Unlike the original Beetle, the New Beetle is designed with the engine in front, as a front-wheel drive vehicle, with storage in the rear.
Its popularity waned somewhat later, prompting Volkswagen to look for variants. The car seats a total of 4, and can be equipped with either a 5 speed manual transmission or a 6 speed automatic transmission. These snaking roads invite the driver to connect with both machine and nature's hair-tousling, stress-relieving…. Steering is quick and confident. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Did you know 30% of all used cars contain some type of negative history? The only wish that I have is, I wish that the car would sit higher from the ground.
I expected some road noise with the top. It will retain the original Beetle's basic shape, with sportier styling. The leather-heated seats are amazing! It needed a few little things, and she is checking her storage area to find us the cover for the top when it's down and the mesh piece that fits over the backseat and somehow keeps one's hair from blowing all over. Volkswagen did a masterful job of designing the New Beetle Convertible, which is cute and appealing. I wish they didn't stop making them, so I could own one for the rest of my life. The vehicle currently comes with a 2. A sporty Turbo S edition joined the lineup in 2002 but was dropped after 2004, and a New Beetle Convertible debuted in 2003.
Unlike the original Beetle, the New Beetle is designed with the engine in front, as a front-wheel drive vehicle, with storage in the rear. Skip to details on the: Exterior Nothing else on the road looks like the modern-day Beetle. Included among the New Beetle's standard interior features are V-Tex leatherette seat trim, heated front seats, Sirius satellite radio, and an auxiliary input jack. A six-speed-automatic transmission with Tiptronic manual-shift capability is now available with the turbocharged 1. A Cold Weather Package that includes heated front seats and heated windshield-washer nozzles is optional on most models. Loads of fun to drive and it just makes people smile.
The engines can team with a five-speed-manual gearbox or a six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. Standard wheels measure 16 inches in diameter, but 17-inch alloy wheels are available. Steering feel and feedback are excellent. Trunk capacity is a modest 5 cubic feet. I wil definitely recommend this dealership to friends and family. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. The engines can team with either a five-speed-manual transmission or a six-speed-automatic transmission with Tiptronic operation.
There is nothing so nice as a cold night with the top down and your body nice and toasty. Included among the New Beetle's standard interior features are V-Tex leatherette seat trim, heated front seats, Sirius satellite radio, and an auxiliary input jack. Even though it was a 3 hour drive for me, I would definitely purchase another vehicle from them. It will retain the original Beetle's basic shape, with sportier styling. Its best quality is its friendly, eye-catching shape.
Interior A bubble-shaped roof gives the four-passenger New Beetle a strong visual kinship to the original. At this store it was totally different. The one thing most Beetle owners didn't have was buyer's remorse. Very often these cars are rebuilt and sold by deceptive sellers who fail to disclose or even try to hide the salvage information. Consumers do, however, have options to detect mileage fraud. My Beetle is super quiet! In 2002, the Turbo S New Beetle arrived. Driving Impressions Other than its tight backseat, the New Beetle coupe is a wholly appealing automobile.
The finance manager was willing to work out a deal both of us could agree on after noticing the error i in the listing. Performance with the manual gearbox is smooth and easy, and the clutch is light. It shared much of the platform and inner workings of the Volkswagen Golf, but its new retro exterior made it an immediate hit. Standard features included four-wheel anti-lock brakes, front and side airbags, cruise control, power steering, power windows, remote power door locks, easy entry to the rear seats, single-zone climate control, heated exterior mirrors, and an anti-theft alarm system. More than 60% of all used cars imported from the U. Options include a sunroof, Xenon high-density headlights, and an OnStar communications system. In comment after comments, buyers are enthusiastic about their cars and are happy with their purchasing decisions.