2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Ratings

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Volkswagen New Beetle 2003
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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle

    its a great car

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - GLS T (M5) Hatchback

    Pros: just the way it is shaped so so cute

    Cons: The glare off the dash gets me, Im getting the windsheild tinted soon.

    Advice: BUY IT

    I have a 05 Tahoe and bought this bug used.....OMgosh, it is so much fun, myself and my hubby and daughter almost come to fights when we want to take the bug...everyone wants to drive it..it is so much fun, and this one has 74K miles on it, but it was a lease return and was taken very good care of...It catches the eye as much as my $48 thousand dollar Tahoe, and is so good on gas.. You wont be disappointed in this veh

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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - GL (M5) Convertible

    Pros: Leather, heated seats in the winter plus good gas mileage

    Cons: Blind spots and very low clearance

    Advice: Make sure you're OK with a car that seats two (or one person and one dog :)

    I've owned my bug for a year now and have been very happy with it for the most part. There is no compromising the fact that this is a very small car (forget about backseat passengers for anything longer than a trip to Starbucks), but it has a surprising amount of room for two people. The low clearance is something I'm still getting used to. I've found the dash display to be well appointed and love the blue and red lighting at night; however, a cd player should be standard equipment in my opinion and this car did not come with one. I've had zero problems other than we just replaced the battery last month. This little car zips around town very nicely and I've taken it on several road trips from Colorado to Missouri. After the first trip, I was surprised at how comfortable the car is, even after driving several hours. My main complaint is there are several blind spots. Even with the top down I feel compelled to raise myself up in the seat as high as I can to see over the back. If you're looking for a fun, small car, you'll enjoy having a bug. The gas mileage is pretty good, too, about 28-30 mpg.

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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - GLS (M5) Convertible

    Pros: cute

    Cons: see review!

    Advice: don't buy it

    always in the shop, gas mileage is horrible, should come with a windstop, slow merging on the freeway

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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - GLS (M5) Convertible

    Pros: the color

    Cons: everything else

    Advice: Save your money and get something else

    Overall the car it cute, but it is not worth the money at all. I've only had my car for 6 months with only 25,000 miles and I've had several problems. Everything and anything had broken (brake light system, trunk pop, air bags and roll bars,seat warmer,etc) I would never recommend anyone to buy this car. After only six months- I am trading it in.

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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - GLS 2.0L (M5) Hatchback

    Pros: MONSOON RADIO

    Cons: ENGINE COVER

    Advice: WONDERFUL CAR FOR THE MONEY

    THIS IS A GREAT CAR FOR WHAT IT IS. VW BUG GETS AROUND 30 MPG IS EASY ON TIRES AND NEVER BREAKS. WE HAVE 27500 MILES AND THE CAR IS RUNNING WONDERFUL. NO IT ISN'T A LARGE CAR BUT ITS FUN TO DRIVE AND CHEAP TO OPERATE . CALIFORNIA FUEL ISN'T CHEAP A THE VW GETS US AROUND WHILE THE OTHER CAR IS AT HOME.

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    2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - Turbo S (M6) Hatchback

    Pros: Engine-Trans-6speed

    Cons: replacing a key on this car was Expensive (125.00) programable key's

    Advice: Only 3 choices for Color-1 in my Book- Reflex Silver w/2-tone gray leather interior

    Turbo S is one very HOT Car- A TRUE SLEEPER. S model comes with 180 hp and 6 speed combo ( from Audi TT) Alot of Bang for my Buck! Have Blown the doors off many cars and left them looking at my Taillight's!! Car is easy to drive and So much utility.(my previous was a corvette roadster!)Have 17K miles and NO problems.ESP on this car works Fantastic(wasn't so hot on vette).This is a car that you see very few of, which makes it all more FUN!!!