2000 Volkswagen Beetle User Reviews

2000 Volkswagen Beetle Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 16 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
CONS
"expensive part" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDi Review
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Its a diesel. You cant kill them.

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fine for one or two people. Too small for more than 2.

BugCRG
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Great Commuter Car — had the car since 2003. bought from vw dealer off lease. put 170k miles on it and still going strong. unique car - kind of cult-ish. get the nod of approval from the other "oil burners" at the diesel pump. My brother was recently in the market for a new vehicle. Bambi and the front end of his A4 didnt agree. I talked up the TDI and he ended up getting a new Jetta TDI. He loves it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX Review
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Nice little car, fun to drive, good power and acceleration, surprising amount of cargo room

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Little hard for a bid person to get in and out of

tmyers
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A Lot Of Power In A Compact Package — I love the power of this car, you put it in second gear and tromp on it and it puts you back in your seat. It runs and handles great. Does have almost100,000 miles but thats nothing for a VW

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0 Review
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Roomy up front and comfy to drive.

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Automatic gearbox is slow and has a few "quirks"

DMithen
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It's A Love Hate Relationship — Love driving it around but sometimes can be a little cantankerous. Has some quirky features that seem to make things more complex than they should be like adjustable headlight position and turning the key to the left in the door winds the window down. Don't see the point. But overall I enjoy driving it so it's mostly love.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0 Review
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Heated seats, power sunroof, peppy & good fuel economy

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Too many blind spots

kaysee62
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Cute Little Bug — Good power for a 4 cylinder. Loaded with nice features that you normally don't find in a small/compact vehicle and roomy interior. Poor location of the exterior mirrors creates blind spots when turning - VW lowered the mirrors on later models.

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0 Review
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VERY fun to drive! Huge windshield, virtually no blindspots, heated seats VERY nice in the winter.

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TERRIBLE clutches, they're so jumpy, you can replace the VW clutch with an Audi clutch but it won't make it too much better. It takes a few minutes to get up to speed as well.

rammelsl
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I Love This Car. — I've had this car for two years, I drive it almost every day. It gets great MPG especially with gas prices being what they are. The clutch is the one thing I hate, and it takes it a while to get up to speed but overall I love this car and would recommend a Beetle to anyone. They're so cute! Plus it's really entertaining to watch people punch each other as you go by, and little kids always love you.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0 Review
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I think it is the cutest car I have ever owned. People always wave to you in a Beetle!

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Not practical for moving or hauling things around however, I have fit a dishwasher into the back hatch.

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My Little Dumpling — I really love this car. Now I drive a truck due to my lifestyle and no longer need this one. I plan on buying another VW Beetle in the Fall of 2013. They do tend to run a little rough like a go cart, so if you need a luxury ride, this car is not for you.

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T Review
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Body exterior in good condtion. Interior only used for 15,000 miles. In good condition except it has been sitting for 8 or 9 years.  

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Has not been drive for 8 or 9 years

Hal2000Volk
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Title Is Free And Clear — My daughter got tired of repairing the electrical system. This is the classic Beetle Turbo. The car was fun to drive. Ratings based upon the car when it was functioning. It would be neccesary to check out all internal mechanical componants for possible repair after sitting 8 or 9 years. Once rehabbed this would be a great car to own.

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL Review
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It's fun to drive.

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Too costly to maintain

booboo1958
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I'll Never Buy Another Volkswagen, Period!!!! — The beetle might be fun to drive, if it stays out of the shop long enough!!!!! There was a recall on the timing chain but we didn't know it until after we had to replace our engine because ours broke. Volswagen wouldn't do anything about engine repair except an offering of $250 credit toward a NEW Beetle. They weren't thrilled about my suggestion of where to put their offer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T Review
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It will always make you smile

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Idk... — I don't have one at the moment... It is adorable and It has its up's and downs... It is great for in town driving and is great for warmer weather. I wouldn't drive it in the heavy rain or in heavy snow.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T Review
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Fun to drive, easy to park, good gas mileage

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too many internal problems not built well!!!!

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Beetle May Bite Don't Buy — Lots of problems surfaced recently. Both windows have had problems with their regulators and motors both need to be replaced. I have had to replace a headlamp it fell out!! and now i have to replace my both tail light.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

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Compared to our 2007 Beetle, handling is better, acceleration is better. Interior is nicer with retro accents and more storage. The audio is a nice addition and the NAV seems adequate. The allo... Read More

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This is a fun, eye catching ride. Its very shiny and clean inside. The leather sets are nice and soft, and wait for it...... heated!! It has bluetooth and led lighting around the speakers and on the ... Read More

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2010 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

My Favorite Car By Sheunique

I love New Beetles. My first one was the 1998 model and it was white. My husband wanted to to get the new body style, but I don't like it. Nice for small family and pets. The trunk hold much more than... Read More

An Awesome Convertible For A Great Price By minie_riley123

What sold me on this car was the looks of it especially in white, and cool it looks. It turned my head each and every time I saw one on the street. It has never been in the shop, well actually to pu... Read More

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2009 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

A Fun Little Car To Play In! By sunflowergal

This car is great for a single person or couple but the back seat will not accommodate a car seat and growing toddler. The car is not made to carry any cargo. It would be perfect for a second car! Read More

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The heated seats are awesome and the security system is wonderful. Really good tires. Love the car. I'd say the only negative would be getting into the back seat... it's kind of hard for adults... b... Read More

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