2008 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,671
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Avg. Price: $9,760
SE Convertible
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Avg. Price: $9,139
SE PZEV Convertible
Avg. Price: $10,589
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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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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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