2006 Volkswagen Beetle User Reviews

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Review
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    55

    Good Reliable Engine — dislike: the expensive maintenance; some of the parts in the engine are not necessary(brake booster pump). door handle brake due to poor engineering. headlights adjustment, good idea, poor execution like: the ratio of engine size to car size---->fast acceleration. I would expect more from German engineers

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: small to the engine size therefore it is fast.   very cute.

    Cons: expensive to maintain, usually has to be taken to dealer.  bucket seats in the back.  front seats not comfortable.  considering it is a German car it is some what a disappointment

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible Review
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    Great — love my car with the top down or up!!! my car is a 5 cylinder, I have plenty of power and speed. So far, I have had no problems.....just looking for a antifreeze other than the GP12, cannot find the Pentosin in any stores.

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

    Pros: easy to drive and great on fuel.

    Cons: don't have any.

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible Review
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    Really A Qute Convertible — We'd like this car since it was presented. The accelaration is just fun with the car and the transmission and power is really enough for this convertible. It's just a great car to enjoy the sun and the feeling of a remodeled classic from the 60's.

    Pros: nice design

    Cons: small trunk

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Review
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    105

    Fun Little Car, Reliable, German Made. — I really enjoy the get up and go of this vehicle; that is what really sold me. It's incredibly fun to drive. The handling is responsive and so is the engine. I always turn on my heated seats at night after work, it feels nice- like a heating pad for a long commute home. It stinks that I have to pay $80 every time I get my oil changed, but these cars do deserve full synthetic so I shouldn't argue that point. They hold like 13 courts of oil, which was really surprising to me. The fuel economy is nice for sure. I'm thoroughly surprised at how well the leather hold up too- I've put dogs and cages and everything else in my car and that leather still looks new. Every now and then I like to turn fast, stomp the gas, hit the brakes fast and my car is still very happy with me. My Ford fell apart when I drove it like a mad man. The Germans did well here. I can also say that I've never been pulled over in my bug, I think it's because it's adorable and even when it's going 85 in a 70, it still looks non-threatening. Honestly- think about how many bugs you've seen pulled over...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Super Cute!, fun to drive, accelerates well, handles well, comfortable, fuel efficient, fun color, decent cargo space thanks to the hatch, safe, bells and whistles are nice, cool flipping key, monsoon stereo, leather holds up well.

    Cons: Really Expensive to service, highway noise, a lot of places don't stock parts well-but they do carry them, causes people to physically hit each other (slug bug...this could be a pro.)

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible Review
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    Really Fun Car — The car has been great while we have owned it. It gave us no propblems. It looks great, looks even better with the top down. Very comfortable and has nice features. Gas mileage is great (25-30MPG). Oil changes were inexpensive and replacing the tires didn't cost much either. The car has surprising pick up considering it does not have a turbo charger. Braking and handling are great, almost like a little go-kart, really fun to drive.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great looks, great gas mileage, great reliability, great handling, smooth ride. Super fun with the top down.

    Cons: Small cargo space and not the best family car.

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible Review
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    Great Fun Car To Own, Excellent Condition, Owners Is Perfectionist — Excellent acceleration, handling is nice and tight. Only regular maintenance has been required. No annoying squeaks or rattles. Stored in winter, great condition very well cared for inside and out. Excellent gas mileage all scheduled maintenance has been performed. Very fun to drive, convertibles are the MOST fun, nows your chance to own one at a great price!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: FUN!!

    Cons: Not a family car

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible Review
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    Beggiber's Car — It was my first car and it was a good car for the beginner. I drove the crap out of without worrying; I never got a speeding ticket in that car – just coz it doesn’t go fast. After owning that car I got the message to do not buy convertibles anymore.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Safe car

    Cons: Slow

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Review
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    Good, Very Pleased — This car looks modern, fun for a first car. It rides good, not an off road car. Good price for car and quality. Easy to maintain. Very fun to drive around in, or to take on long trips. It stands out from the rest, it looks nothing like your ordinary car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good gas mileage, fun to drive

    Cons: Anytime something messes up in takes for ever to get the part to fix.

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Review
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    Happy Car — A real happy face car. Both on your self, and others. Fast and comfy, with 150 hp, 6-gear tiptronic, black leather, AC, CD, elctric glass sunroof and more. The only american spec. gecko green Beetle at the big (300 cars) Beetle party in Germany last summer.

    Pros: Nice to drive, makes you look good

    Cons: Nothing really

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    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Review
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    Love It!! — Performance - very good acceleration, handling Build Quality - Hasn't needed any repairs Appearance - beautiful Cost of Ownership - very low I would recommend it to anyone!

    Pros: It's fun to drive.

    Cons: Not much room in the backseat.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

    Best Bug Ever By Sean

    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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