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2004 Volkswagen BeetleReview
GuruDDPQ5 writes:
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I purchased this car...great features, very well maintained and a great ride... very pleased

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Sally writes:
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It was a great deal price

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Gary writes:
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The car is excellent shape, but I think the price is to high.

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle Review
Sugar4sara says:
Great cars as long as they arent having issues!!! I have owned 5 and love the little turbo engines. Not as peppy as a cooper S though
vs2005 MINI Cooper
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Family Car Ranked 2005 MINI Cooper better.
"more leg room in the back. You can not face a baby backwards in a car seat in a beelte!!!!"
Value Ranked 2005 MINI Cooper worse.
"Better quality, its a BMW how can you go wrong. Pricy though!"
Would Buy Ranked 2005 MINI Cooper better.
"If money isnt an option the cooper is just better built and better looking, way more sporty too! However beetles are a great value for the money! I paid $2800 for beetle compared to $9k for a comparable year and mileage of the cooper s"
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0LReview
emilyroseh02 writes:
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This Little Bug Will Only Break Your Heart. — This car was my dream car when I bought it, but now it is just a money sucker. I have put in the same amount in repairs as I put in to purchase it and all of the problems are still not fixed. Breaks needed replaced. The air pump, timing chain, throttle control, and ignition coil have all died while I was driving it and gave no warning as to when those would happen. Mechanics would say the car is fine and then one thing after the other would happen. The car has been in the shop at least 8 times in the past two months. All the dealers that fix it charge way too much since it is a foreign car. While this car is cute and fun to drive, it is absolutely not worth the repairs. Never buying VW again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: sunroof.

Cons: repairs

42 of 45 people found this review helpful.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L ConvertibleReview
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Great Little Car. Probably Be A Classic Someday. — I like the quick pickup, overall sporty look of convertible, and gas mileage. Dislike the fact that there's no factory installed CD player (only a Cassette player). This is weird for a 2004 model. CD's aren't commonplace in Germany or what?

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

Pros: Good looking car...good gas mileage...quick pickup for a 4-cyl

Cons: Even though it's a 2004 model, there's no factory installed CD player (only cassette).

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L ConvertibleReview
dalrb writes:
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Looks Great. — I like the look of the New Beetle. Driving it is fun. But I knew when I bought it there would be problems. I bought an extended warranty and over $13,000 dollars went into the car in the 4 years I have owned it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's fun to drive and it is cute to look at.
It makes me smile.

Cons: Cost of repairs is expensive. Window regulators break constantly. Replaced each one a minimum of 3 times.

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2004 Volkswagen BeetleReview
jstreet25 writes:
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Tears Of A Clown Ca — This car is screaming yellow and very cute. I get lots of positive comments from others. The front seat is very roomy and comfortable. The car is built solidly and I do feel safe in it even though I've heard horror stories about having a wreck in one. I bought it used and with what I thought were some minor problems. However, the mechanic told me the costs to repair these minor problems would be excessive. For example, in the Pontiac I used to drive, I got the fuel filter changed for free with an oil change. Now, in the bug, it costs over $60 plus tax just to get the fuel filter changed. Wow!!! You can't get away from the fact that it's a blast to drive though.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I primarily zip around town.  This car is a great little zipper!

Cons: Repair costs are awful!!!

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L ConvertibleReview
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Biggest Waste Of Money On The Road. Buy A Yugo Over This... — We bought it pre-certified from the VW dealer in 2005. This convertible is the biggest piece of **** we have ever had. We have spent THOUDSANDS of dollars fixing this car. Now that the warranty ran out we need to pay 1600 for an ignition coil (car loses power and stalls out in the middle of intersections) and the back two windows are stuck in the down position. Please sell this calr asap if you have it!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Pretty car

Cons: falls apart like a child's toy

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L ConvertibleReview
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Worth Buying — This car was amazing I miss it terribly it drove like a dream looked good and was roomy downfalls with this car though is they has a week body structure and constantly blow sensors a little stupid things go wrong with the car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cute

Cons: Expensive to repair

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