2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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Bi-Color Edition
Avg. Price: $6,433
Dark Flint Edition Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,084
GL 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,247
GL 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,134
GLS 1.8L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,872
GLS 1.8T
Avg. Price: $7,901
GLS 1.9L TDI
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GLS 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,844
GLS 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,861

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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

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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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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...

3,883 views with 4 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
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 .

59 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
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 ...

148 views with 2 answers (last answer 11 months ago)
dwaters66
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2005 Vw Beetle Starts Sometimes And Other Times Will Not Start. Go Back To ...

Recently, my VW Betle has not started and later I go back to car and try and it starts. Got new battery, new gear shift cable and mechnic seems to think it is alarm system. Just got out of shop yester...

39 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months ago)
BrittsBug
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Buying The 2005 New Beetle

What should i expect in terms of service? Its an amazing car...drives incredible...only 38,000 miles on it too! Its the two tone color black and red. Im hoping its everything i want it to be!

809 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)