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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    Engine Swap

    I have a 2008 convertible bug and long story short it is a total loss due to shop negligence, they left it outside uncovered so it was flooded . Total loss but the engine and transmission are stro...

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    Anyone Having Electrical Issues With Their 2008 Beetle?

    My beetle is driving me crazy. I've almost had it 2 years, I'm the second owner and it has 166k miles on it. It just recently started to have issues! The brake lights refuse to work only late at ni...

    8 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    How Do I Change My Email Address On The Listing

    When I post my listing I noticed that I have the wrong email address there. How do I change the email address to the correct one?

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    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...

    42 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 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...

    40 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)