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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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Fuel Filter Location For A 2008 Be Beetle 2.5 Liter Gas Engine

Brights

How do I keep the brights on without holding the handle?

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Noise

We heard a noise while driving our 2008 new battle. I appears to go away when the steering wheel is truned to left or right...but driving straight down the road there is a noise . What could be ca...

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Where Is The Top Down Button On 2008 Convertible Bug?

Just bought our daughter a used 2008 convertible bug. Can't find the button to put the top down. Its not on the center console. Any suggestions?