2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Consumer Review: Problematic bug, unhelpful dea
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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - Consumer Review

2003 Volkswagen New Beetle

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Problematic bug, unhelpful dealers
By Trevor Hirst on

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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

Review

My bug has had many recurring problems
from the day I took delivery. I have
had problems with the roof mechanism,
the rear lights (both turn signals and
brake lights) and the passenger-side
window, which shoots back down when
the window is raised. I have asked VW
to buy the car back as a lemon. I have
taken the car to two dealers for
warranty work, neither of whom are
particularly helpful. I never got a
call from the dealer advising me that
an ordered part arrived - I always
have to call them. When the car itself
was on order it was the same. I
not buy VW again.

Best Features

Attractive instrument panel, nice to have a convertible in the sunshine

Worst Features

Better electrics needed!! The sound quality of the Monsoon Sound System is really poor and hissy (and why no CD player as standard - I mean, who wants a cassette player??)
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