2002 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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GL
Avg. Price: $5,033
GLS 1.8T
Avg. Price: $5,514
GLS 2.0
Avg. Price: $5,239
GLS TDi
Avg. Price: $5,481
GLX
Avg. Price: $5,439
Sport
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Turbo S
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4.25 stars

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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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Owen Hennings
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My 2002 Beetle Runs For About 20 Min Then Dies Had A Mifire Replaced Plugs,...

This whole time dealing with the epc crap now gives me a camshaft positioning sensor coke and a speed sensor code what could be the problem

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mychellesocal
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Where Is The Ac Recharge Port Located On A 2002 Vw Beetle

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carolynne
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How To Access Emergency Cable Release On 2002 Vw Beetle ( Has No Manual Loc...

Hi, I am in Australia and I have recently purchased a 2002 VW Beetle . It has no manual access lock to the boot for emergency release. The door release and the remote do not work.

11 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
mother0323
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My Epc Light Comes And Goes , My Brakes Lights Also Come And Go

2002 beetle gl having epic issues. Some time all brake lights works, and sometimes the epic lights come on and go off also

90 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Danni_leal9
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What Is Wrong With My 2002 Volkswagen Beetle?

The buttons on my key stopped working, so I have to be using my key to open the car, but every time I do open the car with my key the emergency lights go off. I am able to turn on the car, but th...

29 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)