2008 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,222
S Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,927
Avg. Price: $8,436
S PZEV Convertible
Avg. Price: $10,215
Avg. Price: $9,400
SE Convertible
Avg. Price: $10,499
Avg. Price: $9,813
SE PZEV Convertible
Avg. Price: $10,352
Triple White
Avg. Price: $9,215
Triple White PZEV
Avg. Price: $8,892

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4.45 stars

Based on 9 reviews

My Love Bug :-) by Meaghan
 — Rides like a tractor but is the cutest little car I've ever driven! Very fun to drive, plus suits my personality perfectly. The only thing I don't like is that it has a ridiculous amount of wind noise... Read More
This Car Rides And Handles Better Then A Bmw Or A Minni Cooper. by maxyz3
 — I like everything about this vehicle. I bought a minnie cooper and am a small 5Ft. female, the cooper is tooo tight, can't get hand down between the seat and the door. I owned a BMWZ4 , the Beetle co... Read More
Vw Very Reliable by RosaNunes
 — I was looking for this type of car when I bought it and it was definetly a great choice a great deal. There was nothing I didn't like about the car, if I was staying in the USA I would keep it and if ... Read More

2008 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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Based on 9 reviews

2008 Volkswagen Beetle

Not much changed for the Volkswagen New Beetle in 2008. Marketed as a modern interpretation of the original Beetle, this model comes in coupe and convertible versions. The New Beetle comes in 12 trims and sports a 2.5-liter, 150-hp inline five-cylinder engine.

Gas mileage comes out to around 20 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway. All trims have 2 doors and seat 4 passengers. Convertibles have a max cargo capacity of 5 cubic feet, while coupes have a roomier 27 cubic feet.

With solid steering, good gas mileage, and a tasteful blend of old and new, drivers like this re-interpretation of the original Beetle. On the other hand, maybe Volkswagen should have added some more horses to the powertrain. Regardless, if you've got love for a truly old school foreign import, the '08 New Beetle could make it worth your while to drive.


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what can I spray on my convertible top to protect it from the rain

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Volkswagen New Bettle Headlight

I replaced the passenger headlight assembly and it is still loose. Is there a way to tighten the latch or lever? The headlight goes out with the slightest movement.

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2008 Vw Beetle Headlite Dislodged From Bracket, Won't Stay Plugged In

My 2008 VW Beetle convertible's left headlight stopped functioning. The mechanic said the problem is the bracket (probably not the right term) that holds the light in place is old and fell apart.

11 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

2008 Vw Beetle Convertible Head Light Out

My 2008 Beetle Convertible's headlight needs some sort of "bracket (?) to hold everything in place as it won't stay connected. Apparently the original piece has fallen apart from age. Is this a comm...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
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What Is My 08 Vw Beetle Worth

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