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Used 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Consumer Reviews

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4 out of 5 stars

Good car with a few problems

JIm Goekler, 09/03/2010
2009 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L 2dr Hatchback (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
35 of 35 people found this review helpful

My wife and I purchased our 2009 VW beetle with anticipation of giving this car to our granddaughter when she turnes 16 in 2012. However a few problems changed our mind of giving this car to a begining driver. Changing Headlamp is very involved and not recommened for car owner. The procedure for this process is 8 pages long. Ground clearance is so close to the ground that 3 inches of snow ripped front skid plate from the car. The skid plate is made from very thin plastic and is not much use. I also struck a small wooden object approx. 3 inches tall while moving less than 2 mph. while parking the car along side of the road. this knocked a hole in my transmition.

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4.88 out of 5 stars

Some Folks Just Don't Understand

CZKid, 06/29/2010
2009 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
32 of 32 people found this review helpful

My bride wanted a convertible, and was about to graduate with a Doctorate of Ministry at 60+. we're both over 6', and we both needed a fun ride. I drove professionally for VW & Porsche in my college days while studying engineering, so I know my vehicles. If you want folks to smile when they see you, and enjoy comfort, reliability, and just plain fun while out get the convert. As a former QC puke, I can find no problems with finish nor performance. My straight laced bride goes nuts driving the car because it's so much fun. So 2 can't fit in the back, so what? So it doesn't have a huge trunk.. so what? It has everything that two old folks needed and more. Try it, you'll like it

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4.88 out of 5 stars

Love my bug!

Susan, 01/17/2010
2009 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
15 of 15 people found this review helpful

I owned 2 bugs back in the 70's in California. Wow, has the bug changed! This car is a joy to drive. I don't feel like I am sitting lower than other cars. I also have a truck and thought that the change to a bug would leave me feeling "low!" Not the case. I put the top down and my 100 pound mutt and my 150 pound St. Bernard go for a drive. Plenty of room for us all.

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4.38 out of 5 stars

great little car

SRQFL, 10/28/2011
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
14 of 14 people found this review helpful

i traded a 2004 Z4 for this new beetle convertible as i needed to have seating for 4 people. yes i miss the Z, but this beetle is well built, solid and has the germanic driving characteristics i have grown to love. the car has plenty of pep, easily seats 4 and has exceeded my expectations.

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4.75 out of 5 stars

Last of the Breed

swarfer, 07/20/2010
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L 2dr Convertible (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
16 of 19 people found this review helpful

Top down motoring the way it was meant to be. An older design, the execution, detailing and features easily exceed the Fords I've recently owned. It's been almost 40 years since I had a convertible, and it was worth the wait. Forget the pundits, they probably don't have the guts to go top down anyway. Yeah, yeah, you can go techno, aero or battery, but you'll loose your auto soul in the process.

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