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Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.4 Luna 2d (2006/06)

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 1.4 Luna 2d (2006/06) - Owner Review

Not a lot but nice on a sunny day up to 50mph.
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Review submitted by
Les Perrin on

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That you are between children & grand children.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think we have gone mad but secretly want one.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, miss 5 doors, but very pleased with 49k, 35 months, 45% residual value.

What are you likely to buy next?
Just exchanged for a Fiesta Zetec 1.4. 5dr

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£13,500

When did you buy the car?
April 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Got a bit off list but there are never many off the shelf at any one time, mostly made to order so no incentive to slash the list.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Mid life crisis

What was the dealer like?
Wolsey, Ipswich. Very helpful.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
If you can, buy at least the 1.6. The 1.4 is under powered.

What's it like to park?
The front & rear are guesswork, best to get the passenger to guide you in.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
49k, never missed a beat. 16k between services, awesome. Pitted alloys & broken hood sensors replaced under warrenty, no quibble.

What's most practical about your car?
Not a lot but nice on a sunny day up to 50mph.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The soft top

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