2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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Bi-Color Edition
Avg. Price: $6,984
Dark Flint Edition Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,252
GL 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,549
GL 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,206
GLS 1.8L Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,028
GLS 1.8T
Avg. Price: $7,743
Avg. Price: $7,685
GLS 2.0L
Avg. Price: $7,074
GLS 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,885

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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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