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2004 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible

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For 2005, Volkswagen's retro-flavored New Beetle, receives a number of minor enhancements, including a newly standard audio system that includes a connector for an MP3 player, and available satellite radio with a choice of either Sirius or XM service. The standard 115-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and available 180-horsepower turbocharged 1.8-liter powerplant now come with a standard six-speed manual transmission (a five speed manual is otherwise included, with a four-speed automatic gearbox optional). The 100-horsepower, 1.9-liter TDI turbodiesel version is one of the most fuel-efficient autos on the road, while the top Turbo S model includes anti-lock brakes with brake assist and VW's Electronic Stabilization Program.

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April 20, 2015
For 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle

Cheap interior. Excellent Fuel mileage.

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Does not smell like older diesels. Handles very well, excellent stopping, really fantastic fuel mileage (48 to 50 mpg). I do all of my own repair and maintenance as I am an Automotive instructor so the cost of... + More »
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