1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle User Reviews

1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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JMattox writes:
1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle Review
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4

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This is an absolutely beautiful and classic car!  Need I say more?

Cons

Needs a lot of maintenance and/or replacements.

JMattox
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Footloose Classic — I bought this car for pretty cheap and am now restoring it. This Super Beetle is a classic, and if you have the time and patience to restore one, go for it! When you get it finished, there's nothing better.

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Zack writes:
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buy this if you want something cool that can be literaly fixed with super glue and a rubberband (and a volvo door skin).

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avoid this if your too reliant apon your comforts. ie..aircon.

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Most Fun Ive Had In A Car Including The Other Thing Your Thinking About. — this is not a car. this is an icon. its power to weight ratio potential and the position of the engine over the rear tires allows this car to be tones of fun both stock and supped up. aside from the rusting potential that plagues most old cars and the fact that i took the heater boxes out (some body told me about global warming) i love this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wallace writes:
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runs like a gem all year round

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don't have any

Wallace
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Its My Reliable Buddy — I am the origial owner of a '72 Super Beetle. I keep it in mint condition with the same service provider who did service check for delivery. Its fun to drive, cheap to repair and gives me great joy. I receive offers to purchase everyday!!! '72 was the last year for this German built car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
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its funky

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the prices that people charge for parts !

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Volkswagen Beetle — one of the best car,s in the world . you can do so much to a volkswagen beetle and cheap to run fun car to drive they hold their value .to this beetle i did a full restoration it took me about 9 month to do

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Joshua writes:
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Fun!

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Old

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Fun To Play With, Not So Fun To Drive Everyday. — It is small and has a very small engine. It would look nice if it was not old and I would stop kicking it. Very fun little car. The performance is very minimal and it accelerates slower than any car to.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Nick6460 writes:
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Fun, fun, fun to drive

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No heat

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1972 Super Beetle With An Auto Clutch — The car handled great in the snow and was reasonably maintenance free. Parts were cheap when you needed to repairs something. 0-60 in ten minutes. The heater?? well, that was not even optional, as well as the window defroster. Even with those issues, I still liked the car very much.

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Kevin writes:
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Greatest car ever

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Nothing

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Awesome — Greatest car ever. Every one should get an old school volkswagen. Just don't expect to go fast with the stock engine. You'll have to up grade for that, which is easy enough to do. Forget water cooled, AIR COOLED ALL THE WAY!

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Mark writes:
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Handling, performance,looks

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heavy clutch(couldnt drive it anymore), fuel economy sucked

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Great Handling Beetle — Loved this car. It was powerful, agile, sporty, chicks loved it,and it rocked. It was totally re-built before i bought it, and it had luxurious leather seats mmmmmmmmm. It just sailed up MtOusley with all the grunt it had, i just loved it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Seth writes:
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in is a great crusing car

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nothing

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The Best Car — My car was my fathers but it needed repair so took nine months and rebuilt it. I love my car very much it is the best driving car I own. This car is hard to find parts for but it is worth it.

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Joe writes:
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Classic Icon

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Listening to people ramble on about when they used to own one.

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Awesome — The 1302 Super Beetle is ideal because it has strut suspension but still retains the flat windshield and blade bumpers looking closer to the classic beetles. The car performs well for its era and still functions as reliable transportation today. It is an absolute joy to drive and work on, at nearly 40mpg and a huge market for parts its cheap to run and fix.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle Reviews

The King Of Cars (sorry, Chop!) By MDeath

This is the 6th bug I have owned. I love everything about this car. I love that its sitting up on 15's. I love driving it: the pickup, the sound, the smell. I love working on this car. I love the fact... Read More

Would Love To Learn More About The Maintenance And Be Able To Do Somethings Ourselves. By Jamie

Love the car, bought it for my 16 year old son. Trying to get it driving better. When it runs it runs well. Looks awesome and the 16 year old loves everything about it. EXCEPT that he cant just crank ... Read More

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Love It By Rick1973

These cars are so cool they always get people attention on the road and. just about everybody know what kind it is. The stick shifting gets a little tricky when people pull up Really close to you on ... Read More

Its Magic By Hector

performance its ok we have to remember its 1973 car so its just for fun, but overhall its so good, the handling its amazing, brakes are good but not on the rain. the most important thing its that i... Read More

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It's A Beetle :)) By Khaled

Performance - Wonderful for its age (36 years old) Build Quality - Excellent (VW Quality) Appearance - Superb, it has been very fashionable for over 60 years, and it still looks cool. Cost of Ownershi... Read More

The People's Car By Derek

I fell in love with the VW beetle and this one is no different. So much fun to drive and be noticed in. Everyone sees you. Repairs are inexpensive, but parts are harder to find. A great winter car, it... Read More

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Vw Super Beetle By Hector

the Beetle were built as an economic option in there time. so they have very cheap parts, they have a simple but very rough construction, that makes them very reliable. they can be modified easily i... Read More

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1978 Vw Super Beetle Convertible By Roland

I picked up my high school dream car off of Ebay for just over 3K with 80k original miles. It was a gorgeous white Karman convertible with a black interior and top. Now, it is hunter green with a ca... Read More

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