This car started out as a gem. The
problem experienced are the same as
most bug owners( window switch, window
track, mirror knob, dead battery, trim
coming off, abnormal tire wear, The
worst being it burns oil and
intermittantly runs hot. The dealers
cant seem to correct the the last two
The side airbags, it rides well, auto
locking doors, nice paint, many
standard feature found in more
I dont think that VW ever owned up to
all the issues with the new beetles.
Most owners like myself found the car
to be sub par. The look and the ride
are great but the long time quality
factors are not present.
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