2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Consumer Review: The Volkswagen Co. Not What It
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The Volkswagen Co. Not What It Used To Be
By George Lafont on

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2008 Volkswagen New Beetle S 2dr Hatchback (2.5L 5cyl 5M)

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Day one from picking up the car from the dealer the handbrake came off when I parked. The car doesn't feel at all like a German car, in fact it feels like it's coming apart. About 2 months later on my way home (45 min. commute) on a very hot Summer day, the underneath engine cover came loose fell off and broke into many pieces. When I took it to the dealer, they accused me of running into something and refused to fix it. The service manager even went through the trouble of fabricating a story that I ran over a parking turtarrier with a piece of rebar sticking out tearing the cover off and again refused. Both their customer service and chairman of the board also refused to help

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At this point I'm disgusted with the car.

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Build them in Germany not Mexico and be responsible of your car's defects.
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