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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8TReview
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Not Too Shabby At All — For some reason, it has its good days and bad days. Braking still is amazing, handles like a beauty. Build quality, have had a few things go wrong. Various electrical problems. Appearance, black exterior, black leather/ cream custom interior Cost, easy on gas, very easy to maintain...so long as its not an electrical problem Fun factor. my personal road legal go cart

Pros: very safe, handles like a dream

Cons: few too many bugs

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo SReview
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Great Local Driver — Great performance on the street, lacks all the high end power you want for highway driving. Impractical for any long period of time. Overall, great car for the money, blows away all the others in its class in the sprint.

Pros: Lots of power in the low end

Cons: Impractical

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDiReview
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My Showcar — I love my car :-) It drives very smoothly and I can wrap it between small places :-)

Pros: sharp

Cons: not much space for luggage when you have a baby :-)

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo SReview
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The Beetle... — its a 6 speed so itsfun to drive, you can feel the turbo i just wish it has a louder blow off valve... doesnt every one?? There is alot i would like to do for it but i dont have the cash flow for it at the moment. Its deff a chicks car and its not my favorite vehicle in the world but i enjoy it! but with a baby on the way ill be shopping soon! Two doors just aren't gunna make it, although it is surprisingly roomy!!!

Pros: turbo s 6speed :)

Cons: im bored with it and it needs a make over!!

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo SReview
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Nobody Suspects A Thing — 180hp with a twin turbo engine for a 1,800 kg car. This is the better power/weight ratio than most Porsches.

Pros: nobody suspects a thing

Cons: everybody wants to race you once you start moving

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Fun, Nice Looking, And Sporty! — I love this car. I have had a few issue with it, most of which were still under warranty at the time, but over all I have driven Honda before and this car handles MUCH better and just feels like a nicer car. That being said if you don't get the sport package then you are missing out.

Owner for 5 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

Pros: Heated seats! Good on gas, lots of storage cargo room, over all fun car.

Cons: Have had issues like a hazard switch that went bad three times now in two years.  It's a $35 part but clearly should have been recalled.  Had an EPC switch that troubled me twice as well but that has been fixed.  Little things like that.  I guess the only reason for me that would keep me from buying another one is dealing with the dealership here where I live.  They are nasty and even service centers hate to get parts for me from them.  Otherwise I say get a beetle you'll have fen and look good doing it!

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0Review
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I Can Get Going Really Fast — The automatic transmission of 4 gears is really built well. I love how the brakes and the engine never have any problems in the winter. I love how the car warms up really quick, and I am pretty sure it is this GLS 2.0 series, all i know is it is a 2.0 series

Pros: Speed
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15.58 gallon gasoline tank

Cons: No manual tranny
only 100 HP
only V4
not much seat space

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Indifferent — As long as my car runs, I don't have a problem with it. However for the past year it has given me too much problem that I can even count.

Owner for 2 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLReview
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I Love This Car And The Style Of The Interior And Exterior, Such A Great Look — Let me say first that one would think this car is for females only but not the case. Im a male and the previous owner male also (flower removed) The Beetle handles well, it drive better than I would have ever gave credit for in the snow and in bad weather, a real additional plus for this car. The Beetle is a nice fun drive car however parts a little on the high side.

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

Pros: Great style looks awesome inside and out, bigger car than it looks

Cons: Gas miles per gallon is ok but I thought it should get even more MPG because of it's small size

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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0Review
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The Love Bug. — This car is extremely reliable. I have always felt safe driving it because it is very easy to control. The breaks work very well and the car stops immediately. The car is also very fun to drive because it is fast and small. It is very easy to make turns and park in small spaces.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I absolutely love my blue Beetle. It is very reliable and easy to drive. The breaks work really well so you can always count on a quick stop. Unlike popular belief, this car is fast and spacious inside. It has a sunroof!!

Cons: The interior of the car is made out of plastic and some of the parts have worn out. The driver's side window goes down but it has to be pushed up.

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

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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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