2000 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

The Volkswagen Beetle received relatively few additions for the 2000 model year. The only notable upgrades were an improved anti-theft system, and traction control was added to the high-end GLX 1.8T Turbo trim package.

Other than that, standard equipment included power steering, power brakes, power windows and door locks, power heated mirrors, front and side airbags, air conditioning, cruise control, fog lights, and keyless entry. A five-speed manual transmission was standard while a four-speed automatic was available as an option. In addition, features such as leather seats and a sunroof were available as options on most versions of the 2000 Beetle, and as standard equipment on the GLX 1.8T Turbo.

Generally, drivers liked the car's handling, fuel economy, roominess (for a small car), and safety features. Others noted that it had some visibility problems out the back and sides, and some complained about the placement of some interior features. Still, most drivers raved about the New Beetle, appreciating its reliability, distinctiveness, and "fun" factor.


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    I Have A Beetle And The Break Light Is On And It Makes Noise Every Time I T...

    3 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    My 2000 Beetle Wont Start.

    my 2000 vw beetles alarm went off the other day for no apparant reason and nothing i did would turn it off. this happened several more times before draining my battery completely. i hooked the batt...

    9 views with no answers yet

    High Rpms

    my question is at crusing speeds is it normal for it to be at or around 3300rpms@70mph...this seems kinda high to me but some people say its normal cause of the gear ratio..some say no that i should h...

    2,459 views with 8 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Check Engine Light

    Can I reset/turn off the check engine light without taking my 2000 beetle to the shop? If so, how?

    1,611 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    How Do I Turn Off An Alarm On A 2000 Vw Beetle If I Don't Have A Remote?

    The key is no longer unlocking the door (although...it will lock it occasionally) and when I start the car the alarm goes off for 30 seconds. I've tried looking at the inside fuse panel to see if one...

    33,609 views with 37 answers (last answer 2 months ago)