2002 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview


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4.35 stars

Based on 10 reviews

My Baby by Brittany
 — LOOOOOOOVE IT. this is my first car and i couldn't have asked for anything better! it's so fun to drive in the summer and handles great in the winter. tiny tank but drives far. i love this car to d... Read More
'02 Vw Cabrio by Alexa
 — Only problem I've ever had with my car was the roof splitting in the back. My acceleration is great when im shifting sloothly, its sound free...nothing clangs or rattles. the milage is fantastic! I ha... Read More
Loved My Zippy Little Car. by padump
 — This car has great acceleration, very quick and handles well. Only reason for selling was it was difficult to put my grand children in and out of car seats. Parking couldn't have been easier, it was... Read More

2002 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview

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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio

For 2002, its final model year, the Volkswagen Cabrio received only a few minor upgrades, such as the addition of the Reflex Silver exterior color scheme, which was combined with a gray top and a matching gray interior. Other than that, the only other news was an improved four-year, 50,000-mile warranty (up from two years/24,000 miles) and a five-year, 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.

Other than that, the Cabrio was still available in three trim packages --- the entry-level GL, the mid-level GLS and the high-end GLX --- all powered by a 2.0-liter, 115-hp engine linked to a five-speed manual overdrive transmission. A four-speed automatic transmission was available as an option for all three packages.

Standard features for the GL package included air conditioning, power door locks, anti-lock brakes, a manually operated drop top, an AM/FM/cassette stereo system, daytime running lights, and front and side airbags. The GLS added power windows, cruise control, and heated seats, while the top-of-the-line GLX added a power convertible top, leather seats, foglights, and new 14-inch wheels.

For the most part, drivers were pleased with their Cabrios, which they thought were fun, sporty, economical, and easy to handle in all kinds of situations. But lingering quality issues plagued the car, according to some drivers, who also complained about high maintenance costs.


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Volkswagen Cabrio Questions


Transmission Fluid Check

My Haynes manual has a picture of where to check the manual transaxle fluid level. Unfortunately, that picture is NOT of a 2002 Cabrio and I have searched and searched to no avail. There is supposed...

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Jon Wu

2002 Vw Cabrio

i have a 2002 VW cabrio and the radio safe is on where do i find the code i know its either in the spare tire hubby or in the user manuel but i dont find any 4 digit codes that work or labeled stere...

23 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)

Inside Door Locks

I have a 2002 Cabrio and the inside door lock switches on both doors have stopped working. I can still open and lock the doors with the remote but not from the inside controls. Could the problem be ...

1,778 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Kelly Brennan

Where Is The Fuse For The Passenger Window?

My window on the passenger side will not go down. I am hoping it is a fuse problem.

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How To Remove Rear Window Panel. I Am Replacing A Broken Window

Could you email me with answer at Whtbulldog@aol.com Thank you

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