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Average User Score
4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 30 reviews
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 30 reviews
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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Volkswagen Beetle Questions
2002 Vw Beetle Overheating
After replacing the radiator, thermostat, water pump and cooling sensor my 2002 VW Beetle 2.0 engine (not turbo) continues to overheat to boiling! What have I missed!??
2002 Vw Beetle
My spoiler only acts up when its cold and seems to be stuck up .... Its only should go up when exceeding 50 mph or higher - or atleast i thought- i dont believe i have a switch or button for it......
My inside clock and temperature gauge are on ceiling below my moonroof. The clock works fine but the temperature light only shows ---------F and nothing else. What do I do?
Rear Spoiler Stuck
My 2002 Beetle GLS Sport has a rear spoiler that moves sometimes and make a loud noise doing it. There is no switch in the car. I have oiled it several times and it is moving sometimes but not freely ...
My Engine Died. Why?
I was driving and the engine just cut off. I can crank the car but it won't start. Prior to this happening, I was having a little trouble with it shifting into a higher gear sometimes