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Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.6 3d (2002/02)

Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.6 3d (2002/02) - Owner Review

Decent boot space, fairly reasonable fuel consunption, great leg room, head hight and spaciousness at the front even for very tall people, reliable, feels really solidly built..
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Review submitted by
Andrea Pescarolo on

Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback (99-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Its unconventional, not boring and altho its fairly old it still feel very current, its a bit girly i guess.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They all comment on how well kept the car feels and i think its due to the quality of the manifacture and material used..its a fun car, but girly.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes i would buy it again, its been very reliable and it feels very safe and well built.

What are you likely to buy next?
I like classic car so i would love to buy a classic beetle or a classic mini..but i am not planning to change my beetle any time soon.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£3,700

When did you buy the car?
March 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I wanted a car with aircondition and more room for luggage.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It takes time to get used to the visibility of the car as the big dashboard and the rounded shape of the car make it hard to gauge the size while parking it, also i think its quite a bulky car for the size inside(ei back seat n boot shape its a bit awkward).. a bit sluggish at traffic light and on low gear but on motorway and higher gears it catch speed up quite well...on motorway however it feel like the steering wonder a bit, but its very steady on corners. it cruise easily and its fairly relaxing and soft to drive.

What's it like to park?
A bit awkward because its quite difficoult to gauge the sense of how big the car is...its a bit bulky.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Few minor electrical problems with: signal lights and the central locking, boot opening system.

What's most practical about your car?
Decent boot space, fairly reasonable fuel consunption, great leg room, head hight and spaciousness at the front even for very tall people, reliable, feels really solidly built..

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Aircon, central locking, electric windows...sunglasses holder.

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