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Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.6 TDi BlueMotion Tech Design 3d (2013/63)

Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback 1.6 TDi BlueMotion Tech Design 3d (2013/63) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Kathryn Hey on

Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback (12-18)

Summary

2 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Individual.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Bigger than expected. Nicer outside than in - too many cheap interior plastics.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No way. Feels shoddy in terms of build quality. This is the first car I've ever had where I struggle to engage 1st gear.

What are you likely to buy next?
A mini.

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£19,000

When did you buy the car?
December 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
-

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
-

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very firm and uncomfortable ride. You'll feel every road bump in it.

What's it like to park?
Okay, rather large but good mirrors.

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes. Already spent a few days back at the dealers. First gear tends to be awkward, grinding sound from gear box. Driver door wouldn't lock properly in the icy weather.

What's most practical about your car?
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Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Touch screen radio.

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