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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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If Everybody Had One Biodiesel Would Be Everywhere For ~$1/gallon by Brian
 — fun,absolutely!!!! perf....mileage!! 40ish@cruisecontrolled speed limit w/ac on "freeze meat"&newish tires.tdi means turbo injected diesel,with almost 80k on it ,still pretty snappy! ... Read More
The Beetle... by Alli32
 — its a 6 speed so itsfun to drive, you can feel the turbo i just wish it has a louder blow off valve... doesnt every one?? There is alot i would like to do for it but i dont have the cash flow for it ... Read More
My Beetle Bug :) by Magdalena
 — I absolutely love my little car except for the electrical problems I had with it in the beginning. Nothing warranty can't fix though :) It's absolutely beautiful inside and out and very roomy insisd... Read More

2002 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen upped the ante in 2002 by offering the Beetle in a new trim package, the Turbo S. The fastest Beetle yet, it was powered by VW's 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, with a bump in horsepower from 150 to 180. A new six-speed manual transmission was also part of the package, as were such features as a front spoiler, a redesigned rear bumper, an Electronic Stabilization Program, and special 17-inch wheels.

The rest of the line received only minor upgrades, such as new colors (Riviera Blue, Pastel Green) and larger tires on 16-inch wheels.

The Beetle continued to draw the admiration and enthusiasm of drivers, with new bright colors only adding to the visual appeal of the vehicle. There were a few minor complaints - - about the limited storage space in the trunk and rear seat room, for instance - - but generally drivers were won over by the Beetle's nimbleness, sporty look, and "fun" factor.


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Lloyd = The Asr Light And Epc Light Comes On In My 2002 Vw Beetle 1.8l Turb...

ASR light and EPC light comes on on dash. 2002 Beetle looses power, engine surges and the check engine light comes on. How can I fix it?

154 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
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Car Wont Start

Car will crank but will not start.

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My Head Lights A/c And Wipers Wont Work And Turn Singals

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My 2002 Vw Beetle 1.6 Has Sudden Lost Power

My 2002 VW Beetle 1.6 has sudden lost power and the exhaust gases are white / light grey and there is a sweet smell / like Petroleum. It sounds like some cylinders are not firing and the idle is lu...

65 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Where Can I Get New Bushings For The Cable End Of The Shifter Cable On A 20...

Need plastic bushing halves for shifter end of shift cable. Mine crumbled.

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