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It's horrible!!
By lucy99 on
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1999 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS TDi 2dr Hatchback
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Just like every other Beetle owner i've talked to, I have had nothing but problems with this car. Besides the horrible designs on the inside (cd changer in the trunk, cup holders unreachable, giant blind spots in every corner), i find new problems every day. After slightly over 3 years, we had to buy a new engine and there's been even more problems since we got it. There has been too many recalled parts to even count. The dealers are horrible and have broken more stuff than they have fixed. I just traded in this timebomb for a reliable toyota and will never buy another VW.
Favorite Features
good gas mileage, even though it's about 10mpg less than what it should be.
Suggested Improvements
VW needs to make reliability a much higher priority if they want to keep customers.
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