The Beetle continues into the 2001 model year showcasing several key enhancements. Among these changes is the addition of 17-inch alloy... Read More
The Beetle continues into the 2001 model year showcasing several key enhancements. Among these changes is the addition of 17-inch alloy wheels with P225/45R17 tires. Also, new HID headlights with automatic leveling and a washer system will be available as an option on models equipped with the 1.8L turbo gas engine. The GLX model will see the addition of rain-sensing wipers and a self-dimming rearview mirror. A Monsoon premium sound system is a new option featuring an amplifier and eight speakers. A six-disc CD changer is available as a dealer option. The 1.9L TDI diesel engine, producing 155 lb-ft of torque, continues as a unique option. Boasting 49 mpg hwy, the TDI emits 20 percent less ozone-destroying carbon dioxide than a comparable gas engine. Minimize
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52 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jun 21, 2001
2001 Beetle: Das Bug, Coming to a Driveway Near You
Cons: Price. Armrest gets in the way. Easy to curb fender flare.
Great car, well worth the money. If all you care about is reliability, though, look elsewhere. Read More at Epinions.com
May 9, 2001
"Mom, Everyone will Know You're an Old Hippie!"
Pros: Cute (no kidding!). Handles great. Humungous amount of room in the front seat. Solid.
Cons: I'll let you know!
I could be wrong, but I just bought one and am counting on at least 12 good years out of it. Don't forget the unbelievable cuteness factor! Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 7, 2005
I miss the buggy
Pros: Gas efficient, roomy, great features, nice looking, perfect!
Cons: Front seat cup holders hold cans only. 2001 models have tape decks.
Unique yet reliable.If your skeptical,take a test drive, plan on falling in love with it though. You won't come home without it!! It's a great ride. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 26, 2001
Long Term Review - 1999 New Beetle
Pros: reliable, economical, roomy and fun!
Cons: lousy side view mirrors, tiny sun visors
Beauty is much more than skin deep. If you want a fun, economical and reliable car that bucks the econobox look, get a New Beetle. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 1, 2004
As close to perfect as you can get!!!
Pros: Cute, fun, economical, surprisingly roomy!
Cons: Cupholders, tiny backseat, tiny amount of trunk space
GET THIS CAR! Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 6, 2001
New bug is truly new
Pros: Fun, zippy, and comfortable
Cons: small for families
Fun, Fun, and more fun. The bug will make you smile. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 25, 2001
Embarrassed to admit... I love the Bug!
Pros: Styling, Excellent interior, Excellent handling, Powerful, Safe, Attracts attention
Cons: Only a 4-seater, small trunk, no standard CD player, Attracts attention
Economical - great gas mileage, low insurance rates, a BLAST to drive, loaded with standard features, solid build quality. Would definitely recommend! Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 25, 2001
The Cutest Car on the Road?
Pros: Cute car with great gas mileage and awesome ride!
Cons: The small backseat!
I would recommend this car through and through. After comparing endless cars before buying this one I have to say it's one of the best decisions I have ever made. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 5, 2002
Pros: Superior handling, acceleration, comfort, dependable, and really fun to drive
Cons: cupholders are too short in the front, lack of side headroom in the back seat.
Farvergnugen! Fall in love again with a Volkswagen! Read More at Epinions.com
May 29, 2004
Pros: Cute! Handles smoothly, very responsive, economical, great gas mileage, large front seat!
Cons: None so far!
GREAT CAR! A great deal as a certified used car with a great warranty! Good car for a small family! Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 7, 2000
This bubble won't burst...trust me.
Pros: Lots of room, it handles like a charm, very easy to drive
Cons: 0-20 acceleration is very slow Read More at Epinions.com