by darwinsti69 on Aug 15, 2013 Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2dr Convertible
The car is amazing, and as long as you keep all maintanance up, like all of us should, it will run forever!!! This was my dream car from 11th grade and I finally had a chance to get it and BAM!! Many hours of cruising at the beach,
to Kentucy and on to Phillidelphia and back home to NC. Gas mileage was great! I would reccommend this vehicle over and over, just be aware, regular maintanence is important no matter what vehicle you own. You go to the Dr when you need a checkup, take your car regularly too:-)
by Editux on Sep 1, 2009 Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2dr Convertible
I bought this car with 7000 miles on it only, and had to replace a water pump that same summer (thankfully under power train warranty). The water pump broke down the following year again, and then couple years later again. The check engine light basically has been on since the very beginning.. it sometimes comes off, but then it's back on. All the little plastic parts in the interior broke down after 2 years. Cupholders don't hold anything besides a can of soda. Automatic roof stopped working the first summer I had it. Love the convertible, but otherwise it's a piece of JUNK!
by Bill on Jul 12, 2006 Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2dr Convertible
My girlfriend owns this car and I can't tell you how many headaches it has given me. I will never buy another Volkswagen ever again. It has had problems with the window regulators, engine, exhaust system, and brakes. I'm too upset to write anymore because I'm going to be plunking down hundreds of dollars next week for the window regulators. I know so many people with Volkswagen horror stories.
by stace on Feb 15, 2004 Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2dr Convertible
as soon as i got into my cabrio, i fell
in love with it. unfortunately that
quickly ended when my fuel pump relay
system went two weeks after i bought
the car (34000 mi on car). soon after
i found out that my windows weren't
hitting the weather stripping, causing
them to leak, which isn't covered under
my 2yr factory warranty because it is
an "adjustment." my front wheel tie rod
went bad a few months ago, way before
it should have. my window regulators
are going bad as well. just yesterday
my check engine light came on, so we'll
see what kind of surprise i have in
store next. it's impractical for me to
have my car in the shop 1-2 times/month.
by Angelina75 on Dec 26, 2002 Vehicle: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2dr Convertible
The Cabrio is one of the best deals you
can get on a convertible. There are
lots of things they could improve, but
overall it's a pretty good car. It's
very solid; you don't feel like you're
driving a tin can down the road. You
get an okay amount of power in the
manual transmission version, though
this car could NEVER be classified as
sporty. You can also fit in any
parking space that exists.
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