2008 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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2008 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

Not much changed for the Volkswagen New Beetle in 2008. Marketed as a modern interpretation of the original Beetle, this model comes in coupe and convertible versions. The New Beetle comes in 12 trims and sports a 2.5-liter, 150-hp inline five-cylinder engine.

Gas mileage comes out to around 20 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway. All trims have 2 doors and seat 4 passengers. Convertibles have a max cargo capacity of 5 cubic feet, while coupes have a roomier 27 cubic feet.

With solid steering, good gas mileage, and a tasteful blend of old and new, drivers like this re-interpretation of the original Beetle. On the other hand, maybe Volkswagen should have added some more horses to the powertrain. Regardless, if you've got love for a truly old school foreign import, the '08 New Beetle could make it worth your while to drive.


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    Alarm On Vw

    I have a 2008 vw beetle and every time I lock the car with my remote and wait 2-3 minutes the alarm will go off and I tried unlocking it the locking it five times and still the alarm goes off not s...

    39 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

    I Have A Volkswagen Beetle 2008 Check Engine Light Came On Then Flashing Bu...

    was told by advanced auto the air filer is leaking the cylinders are back firing check engine light is flashing car will not run just murmurs when the ignition switch is turned. I suspect its the fuel...

    35 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)

    Volkswagen New Bettle Headlight

    I replaced the passenger headlight assembly and it is still loose. Is there a way to tighten the latch or lever? The headlight goes out with the slightest movement.

    26 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)

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    what can I spray on my convertible top to protect it from the rain

    30 views with 3 answers (last answer 11 months ago)

    2008 Vw Beetle Headlite Dislodged From Bracket, Won't Stay Plugged In

    My 2008 VW Beetle convertible's left headlight stopped functioning. The mechanic said the problem is the bracket (probably not the right term) that holds the light in place is old and fell apart.

    24 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)