I was interested in this car because
of the retro design and the
performance of the turbo engine. It's
an eye-turner car; however, I've been
having continual problems with this
Beetle. With less than 30K miles, I
went through two transmissions, new
A/C unit, and defective power windows
(suddenly fell inside door and
broke). I'm not impressed with VW and
was really disappointed with this
car. It's not reliable and I'm
anxious to sell it before the warranty
I like the design of the car and the
handling around corners...terrific
The turbo has considerable lag. Cup
holders have a poor design/location.
Transmission is very slow to engage
(I'll roll backwards 5-10 feet in
drive before it'll engage and go
forward). Needs more head room in the
back seat for adults & better side
mirrors due to terrible blind spots.
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