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Volkswagen Beetle repairs by problem area

Engine (37%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 188 repairs.

Volkswagen Beetle repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 71 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Volkswagen Beetle problems by year

before 2001 (63%)

2002 - 2003 (19%)

2004 - 2005 (6%)

2006 - 2011 (5%)

2012 - present (6%)

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Chart based on 188 repair trips.

Volkswagen Beetle Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Volkswagen Beetle problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.