1970 Volkswagen Beetle User Reviews

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    Fun! — One of the most fun cars I've ever owned. Great car to teach my kids to work on. Parts are cheap and easy to find. I'm sure this will not be the last bug i own. I've been wanting to try a baja version of this car.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Fun car to drive, easy to work on, great first car.

    Cons: Safety

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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    Blaze Of Glory. — Surprised everything seemed to work okay. the automatic stickshift took some getting used to (always looking for a clutch pedal) Trouble was we were so poor, a large battery was installed under the backseat. Attempts to insulate this battery created fuel for the fire. It was competely roasted. At the tow yard my set of keys survived, and the motor was still good, if you had a use for one.

    Pros: worked just like a beetle. Crazy bad brakes (normal)

    Cons: Wisconsin had made a sunfloor out of it. Group 24 battery under the backseat started it on fire.

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    If Willing To Modify,can Be Very Fast,no Electronic Nightmare, Simple Design — Love the style, the fun,the attention given whereever I go, comfort not primery here, long life if maintained,attention to valve adjustment every 3000 miles is not an option, a must do for long life along with oil changes,easy engines to rebuild

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: engineering

    Cons: rust

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    Style — performance: handling is good Build Quality: strong body & suspension Appearance: Poor in interior & Strange shape in exterior Cost of Ownership: Gas mileage is Mid ,Maintenance need more than any car to take good performance. Fun Factor - It is very fun car to drive and has a good style.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the brake

    Cons: the brake

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    Lots Of Fun, Just Find A Decent One. — Mine was rusted completely out. But so cool anyway. I love driving them. They are very different from anything else I have ever driven. Kind of sporty, but not fast. They are very cheap to own and very reliable. They are great fun!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Fun!

    Cons: Rust problems

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    It Was Cool And Retro — this is a great car and any one who has had them love them. they are well built and last for ever they are very easy to work on and cool to drivethey all look diffrent and show of your personality

    Pros: it is cool

    Cons: no radio

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    Volkswagen Bettle 1970 — Likes: Engineering, build quality, durabillity, fun-ness, efficiency, ease-of-use and repair, classic appeal and popularity, space considering it's actual width/length, layout of the dash and space-saving simplicity of the whole car design, light weight, easy to handle and light steering Dislikes: Being worried about the cooling efficiency on a hot summers day. The rattles the engine makes. Being easy to break into Being blown off the road by a strong gust of wind

    Pros: Too may to list!

    Cons: Excessive noise, anxiety about cooling system

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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    1970 Custom Beetle — former road race car. custom tube chassis with GM 4-wheel disc brakes, not much stock left to it, veery low stance, tight steering & suspension, very unique looking, definitely not a daily driver but should be quite fun to drive.

    Pros: definitely different

    Cons: not much left stock

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    An Affordable Classic! — This car is fun to drive and has a huge amount of character. It is cheap to buy and run. It is easy to work on and almost faultlessly reliable. The Australian-delivered 1500 Beetle came with front disc brakes, so the car stops very well. My only criticisms are understeer in low speed corners and the fact that it is a little bit slow and could use another 25 or 30 horsepower, but that's nothing that a new hotted-up engine won't fix!

    Pros: Reliable and cheap fun

    Cons: Underpowered engine

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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    Beetles. — Iconic and probably the most reliable car of all time. No electronic crap, just what you need to go.

    Pros: Low insurance, fun, tax free

    Cons: Expensive to maintain.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    2013 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Just Fun By Da

    It small,quick and GREAT on GAS and really fun to drive on a out of town road trip where you can really open it up and feel the power of the turbo and handing...don't forget who it's cousin is PORSCHE... Read More

    My Best Ride Ever By johnsteve

    I like it and that's why I bought one for my wife in red. She loves it. Great looking car, fun to drive and good mpg- Just enough tech. The third day I had it we drove 438 miles to Atlantic City and i... Read More

    2012 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    2012 Beetle Is Worth A Look-see. By Scott

    Compared to our 2007 Beetle, handling is better, acceleration is better. Interior is nicer with retro accents and more storage. The audio is a nice addition and the NAV seems adequate. The allo... Read More

    Super Sassy By kristig123

    This is a fun, eye catching ride. Its very shiny and clean inside. The leather sets are nice and soft, and wait for it...... heated!! It has bluetooth and led lighting around the speakers and on the ... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    My Favorite Car By Sheunique

    I love New Beetles. My first one was the 1998 model and it was white. My husband wanted to to get the new body style, but I don't like it. Nice for small family and pets. The trunk hold much more than... Read More

    An Awesome Convertible For A Great Price By minie_riley123

    What sold me on this car was the looks of it especially in white, and cool it looks. It turned my head each and every time I saw one on the street. It has never been in the shop, well actually to pu... Read More

    2009 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    A Fun Little Car To Play In! By sunflowergal

    This car is great for a single person or couple but the back seat will not accommodate a car seat and growing toddler. The car is not made to carry any cargo. It would be perfect for a second car! Read More

    This Has Been A Great Car To Drive By NanasCar

    The heated seats are awesome and the security system is wonderful. Really good tires. Love the car. I'd say the only negative would be getting into the back seat... it's kind of hard for adults... b... Read More

    2008 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Fun For Single-teens By snmc95

    too small, not enough space. drives very well, very reliable not a lot of problems. I trust this vehicle, not good in the snow. Convertible top very heavy, annoying manual roof, putting the top down r... Read More

    A Great Small Car. By dickbutz

    She just loves her Beetles. Great vision, economy, hauling capacity and does everything she wants it to do. Obviously she likes red with a black interior. she has a nice radio that suits her as she o... Read More

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