2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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Bi-Color Edition
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $9,197
Dark Flint Edition Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,753
GL 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,829
GL 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,933
GLS 1.8L Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,403
GLS 1.8T
Avg. Price: $9,249
GLS 1.9L TDI
Avg. Price: $8,488
GLS 2.0L
Avg. Price: $8,171
GLS 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,948

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 16 reviews

Oh Baby!!! Fun Sized Car That Is Great On Gas! by sunflwrh
 — This baby hugs the road, you feel like your driving a dream... I've driven on ice and seen SUVs struggle and I had no problems maintaining control. The gas mileage is GREAT especially during thes... Read More
It Is A Fun Toy by Maurizio
 — Great piece of engineering; a lot of fun with either the top up or down. I own a black on tan leather with multi spoke alloy wheels and XM radio and it's an overall great car. My wife use to drive it ... Read More
This Is A Fun Little Car With Alot Of Power For A 2.0l Engine by mtate32
 — Rear seating space, is not for adults, and barley accommodates kids. Engine is very peppy especially in Sport mode. Heated seats are a real plus in the winter time. A/C could get colder faster but it ... Read More

2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 16 reviews

2005 Volkswagen Beetle

In keeping with its hip, trendy styling, the Volkswagen Beetle offered a standard MP3 player with its AM/FM/CD audio system in 2005, as well as an XM or Sirius satellite radio (with a three-month subscription). For the 1.8T Turbo trim package, the automaker offered an optional six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic manual shifting. New exterior colors were also introduced, including Tornado Red and Shadow Blue. The Turbo S trim package was discontinued.

Standard features included four-wheel anti-lock brakes, front and side airbags, cruise control, power steering, power windows, remote power door locks, easy entry to the rear seats, single-zone climate control, heated exterior mirrors, and an anti-theft alarm system. Options include a sunroof, Xenon high-density headlights, and an OnStar communications system.

The one thing most Beetle owners didn't have was buyer's remorse. In comment after comments, buyers are enthusiastic about their cars and are happy with their purchasing decisions. Despite its few quirks, the Beetle definitely has an ability to put a smile on any driver's face.

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Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Shareshare
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Any Simple, Inexpensive Solutions With Window Probs And No,warranty

Bought used 2005, beetle/vert 3 mo ago, just this week drivers rear window will not go up, and passenger front, sounds like there is glass or bb's rolling around inside. Check engine light came on ...

15 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
CeeCee_21
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Why Does My Drop_top Light Stay On And Continue To Alarm Even After Locking...

For some reason, my drop-top is giving my a problem. When I put the top down on my car, it seems to lock in place just fine. The light telling it its open above the mirror goes out and it doesn't ma...

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hicksch
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Loud Noise From Starter After Releasing Ingnition Key - What Is It ?

2005 beetle , 2.0L . If the key is released very quickly it will not make the noise .

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
waslidlouggg
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My Car Stereo In My 55 Plate Beetle Has Just Started Displaying This, Tim 2...

I pressed the TIM button on the stereo and it said I have no messages! Its a 1.6 engine but that wasn't in the options.

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bluejude
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The Back Window Of My 2005 Beetle Convertible Is Coming Loose. Everyone Say...

back window is coming loose from the ragtop on my 2005 beetle convertible. The vw dealer as well as upholsterers say I must buy a new top! I cannot afford this and i need any suggestions to remedy t...

1,011 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)