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1998 Volkswagen New Beetle - Consumer Discussions

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purchased June 1998 I/ $1500.oo Master Guard Platinum Plus warranty...
So it comes down to this: did VW fix its maintenance nightmare for the New Beetle during 1998-1999 and is the 2000 set to go? Or will the maintenance horrors of those years continue?...
in a different economic environment and with produced units as small as the New Beetle in...
1998 New Beetle, 1.9 Gas Engine Non Turbo....Engine is missing, Has a smell of rotten eggs. Lacking power..There has resently been a new catlyatic convertor replaced.Could this be a EGR Vaulve proble...
2002 New Beetle Turbo S, gas. 29 City - 34 Highway. 6 gear manual....
June 2, 1998 Forest Imports Purchased my first car, a brand new ’98 VW New Beetle GL, VIN# 3VWBB61CXWM013081 with 85 miles. 85...
Yes, the VW New Beetle power train warranty is still 10 year/100k. Also, for more information on reliability, you may want to check out Edmunds.com's long term road test: 1998 New Beetle It covers th...
A4 or Mk4 Golf, Jetta and New Beetle are those produced since 1998 (New Beetle) and 1999 for Golf and Jetta....
They ARE doing a "Mark II" new Beetle. It will be here in 2006. I agree that if the New Passat is priced too high, you could very well see the same thing that's happening with the Jetta. And...
I don't have a 06 Jetta, but I do have a 1999 1/2 and 2001 Jetta, and a 1998 New Beetle. Both of the Jetta's do like to wear the rear rotors and pad out way to early. I would assume your brake's desi...
Isellhondas response didn't seem snide to me. In fact, I have to agree with him about not really understanding why everyone is raving over the New Beetle. I looked at it and test drove it - I was ve...
If you have a 1998 New Beetle you can use the new 80K/100K mile belt. A kit goes for $170 which includes timing belt, tensioner, camshaft seal, replacement bolts, and serpentine belt. The labor is the...
I bought one of the first New Beetle TDIs (ordered Jan.1998, delivered June'98) and it took 3 years before the resale price dropped to what I paid for it!...
Then the Passat was introduced in Q4 of '97, the New Beetle on Mar. 14th 1998, the A4 Platform Jetta Q4 1999, a new Golf soon followed......
Reliability: Funny thing about VW's: People either love them or hate them. I don't get it. This will be my 4th VW. My wife drives a 2000 New Beetle(silver, of course). We love these cars and hav...
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