My husband bought me a 2001 turbo
Beetle for Mother's Day. Although it's
been great fun, having to get out of
the car and pull up the seat every day,
several times a day, to let our
daughter out of the back seat quickly
becomes a drag -- as does the five-
speed manual stick.
The performance has been good, although
we had repeated problems with the
ignition. The car would just turn over,
and then die. This happened fairly
frequently, but of course, not at the
dealership. They didn't repair it.
I'm trading it in for a VW Passat wagon.
Fun look, responsive drive.
Very poor visibility when backing out
of a parking stall!! Black cloth
interior is awful - always looks dirty
and collects dust.
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