2004 Volkswagen Beetle User Reviews

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L ConvertibleReview
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    Best Car For New Driver! — I love my car. It is very easy to use and I feel comfortable driving it. The only problem I have had with it was that the rear light is constantly popping out and it does not have a fast enough pick up, if you try gunning it when your in a problem, its very scary. Rarely ever fill it. But there is NO trunk space or space for more than 2 passengers unless they are under the age of 6!

    Pros: Cute, good on gas

    Cons: Rear light pops out, no trunk space and little space for more than 2 passengers

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    My Car — I love my car so much. It's so cute and i love that its small because its easy to park and its a great car to start on. It did have a couple problems with the trunk and the seat to get into the back when i first got it but i got it fixed while it was still under warranty, so all is good.

    Pros: It's easy to park.

    Cons: The backseats only fit two people.

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L TDIReview
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    Fantastic Little Car — this car is fantastic! especcially with the 1.9L TDI in it!!! i am not going OTT when i say this, but IT GOES GOES LIKE STINK!! and this is because it hardly weighs a thing! it is a really fun and impractical car which makes it funny!! it is basically a VW Golf with a different body on it!! fantastic!

    Pros: Looks funky and this modle goes fast

    Cons: impractical for push chair etc

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L ConvertibleReview
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    I Feel Most Secure & Comfortable In This Tight Car — This vehicle is the best car I have ever driver or owned. It is solid on the highway. Vehicle will stop on a dime without nosing down or swaying. Car corners beautifully, hugs the road. Handles very well on a windy highway and in the snow. Have never fishtailed in the snow or ice. This car has proven to be perfect in every aspect, in my opinion.... in addition to being cute and stylish

    Pros: Visual appeal, especially with convertible  
    + Ride comfort  
    + Steering  
    + Performance of manual-shift diesel  
    + Resale value  

    Cons: Performance of non-turbo convertible  
    - Backseat space  
    - Cargo space in convertible  

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L ConvertibleReview
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    Great Sporty Convertible — I bought this car as a fun weekend or part time commute vehicle. It is very comfortable , rides smooth and quiet. The gas mileage has been excellent, I very seldom use backseat, very small, wouldn't be comfortable as a family car. It has great acceleration as well I have put 4000 miles on it in 2 years I've owned it. Never had any engine or major problems with anything. Has been a great car to own!

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

    Pros: Very Sporty, great on gas!

    Cons: Small backseat and trunk

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0LReview
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    2004 Vw Beetle Gls Convertible — I like everything about this car. Mostly, it's adorable. I always get comments on it. Over all, the car is great. We've done all the necessary updating and maintenance the car needed to be as perfect as it can get. It's a great around town car.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: VW built a good car in 2004/5 in Mexico.  The motor has not had any trouble and is known not to.  The standard transmission is strong and no clutch problems.  It needed cosmetic work when I got it.  I had the door panels reupholstered, center dash replaced, window tint added, and the biggie was a new top with life time warranty.  I also added lots of goodies like a wind screen, top boot, Husky floor mats, new shift boot, new wheel centers, new VW emblems front and back, and more.  I love this car and always get looked at and commented on when I'm out and about.

    Cons: Small interior especially for groceries and shopping.  Low to ground so speed bumps and curbs are dangerous.

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    2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L ConvertibleReview
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    2004 Vw Beetle Turbo Convertible — I bought this 2004 VW Turbo convertible as a fun car following my Audi TT Quattro. What most people don't know is that they are basically the same car on the same chassis with the same engine. The VW had some people and cargo space - which the TT did not; Power felt nearly identical though the TT's lower center of gravity was far better at handling; the VW had a better suspension though - so the ride was superior. With the top down, this car easily can be used as an SUV for cargo. Probably the best all-around cars for fun, style, practicality and economy on the market today.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The new VW Beetle convertibles are just great fun cars to drive - so easy to live with.

    Cons: None of any consequence.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

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    I LOVE my 2014 Beetle turbo R-Line. Best Car I have owned in my life!!!!! Test drive one and see how far the Beetle has come! 2015 is the year of the Beetle!!!!! I did not want a golf or a GTI. VW has... Read More

    2013 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Just Fun By HEADBANGER

    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

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