2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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2005 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

In keeping with its hip, trendy styling, the Volkswagen Beetle offered a standard MP3 player with its AM/FM/CD audio system in 2005, as well as an XM or Sirius satellite radio (with a three-month subscription). For the 1.8T Turbo trim package, the automaker offered an optional six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic manual shifting. New exterior colors were also introduced, including Tornado Red and Shadow Blue. The Turbo S trim package was discontinued.

Standard features included four-wheel anti-lock brakes, front and side airbags, cruise control, power steering, power windows, remote power door locks, easy entry to the rear seats, single-zone climate control, heated exterior mirrors, and an anti-theft alarm system. Options include a sunroof, Xenon high-density headlights, and an OnStar communications system.

The one thing most Beetle owners didn't have was buyer's remorse. In comment after comments, buyers are enthusiastic about their cars and are happy with their purchasing decisions. Despite its few quirks, the Beetle definitely has an ability to put a smile on any driver's face.


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    My 2005 VW Beetle Won't Start Its Turning Over But Not Starting. After Trying To Start It It Make A Clicking Sound In The Inside. EPC Light Came On As Well. Help

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    I bought my vw back in March from a guy who claimed to have taken excellent car of the car. It sat for 2 years before I bought it and he was saying he was having problems with the battery and gettin...

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    Suspension Lift

    So I am wanting to do a 6" suspension lift on my beetle for some moderate offroading. I have no idea how to do so. I have tons of tools because I work on cars, motorcycles, and plenty of other cra...

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