Volkswagen Rabbit Model Overview
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Roof Rack For VW Rabbit 2008
I have a VW Rabbit 2008 4 door automatic and would like to put a roof rack on it so I can put surfboards, kayaks, etc. on it. I need suggestions to which one i should go with and is good and afforda...
09 Vw Rabbit Abs/stalling
Yesterday I brought my rabbit in for a new key and they replaced my abs control module due to a recall. Now when I drive and either come to a hard stop or sometimes even a graduate it stalls out a...
Epc,ars,check Engine Lights,all On.
2008 vw 2.5 rabbitt held throttle to the floor for a couple blocks,came to stop and noticed car eas a littlr slugish,next day lights running bad ni power so by just trying anything I shut car o...
Vw Diesel Rabbit Issues
Hard to start when cold.
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Volkswagen Rabbit Overview
In 1975, Volkswagen launched what it hoped would be a successful successor to the Beetle. Called the Golf in the rest of the world, the vehicle was dubbed the Rabbit for the U.S. market only. It would prove to be as successful as VW hoped, and in one form or another (and with a name that has shifted between the Golf and the Rabbit), it is still sold today worldwide, including in the U.S. as the recently rechristened VW Rabbit.
From 1975 until 1984, the Rabbit was available as a two- or four-door hatchback, initially powered by a 1.5-liter engine that generated just 70 hp. Despite its lackluster engine, at least by today's standard, it was still highly rated when compared to its competitors, with reviewers citing is balance, handling, ride, and quickness as positive points.
In the following years, the engine, transmission, and standard features were upgraded, and a convertible version was introduced. But when the vehicle received a redesign in 1985, the Rabbit name was dropped and the car picked up the Golf name, which was then in use worldwide. The Rabbit platform continued, however, in the form of the Cabriolet, which was offered by VW for a number of years.
Perhaps realizing the attractiveness of an iconic name, VW decided to bring the Rabbit back in 2006 with a feature-laden vehicle that delivers the best in quality and value.