This car is a total piece of junk. So
many things went wrong with this car
that I almost lost track of how many
times it was towed into the Volkswagen
dealer. The driver side window motor
had to be replaced twice, the headlights
continually burned out, the coating on
the interior door handles peeled off, it
blew a head gasket, the radiator
cracked, this piece of plastic fell off
the dash, the radio had terrible
reception, the interior (light beige)
got dirty just looking at it, the
buttons fell off the alarm fob, and it
costs over $100 to have a key made. All
of this happened with less than 60,000
miles on it.
Honestly nothing. I ignored the
negative reviews before I bought this
car and thought I would be optimistic
that nothing bad would happen to me.
Unfortunately, after owning it for one
year and spending over $4000 in repairs,
I wasn't that lucky.
Maybe they aught to spend a little more
money on these cars and assemble them in
Germany like some other Volkswagens,
rather that relying on the inferior
slave-labor of Mexico. Please take my
advice and don't buy a New Beetle or any
other Volkswagen for that matter.