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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Volkswagen Beetle

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle is between $518 and $633 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$576
Annual Repair Cost
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Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Replacement of the failed component will be necessary to correct this concern.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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Overall (18 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 20, 2015
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
Bought my 2003 VW Beatle Turbo S in 2008 (automatic) with 19,000 miles on it from a Honda dealer no less! I am fanatical about maintenance on any car I have owned. I do regular oil changes and have...
January 31, 2015
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
I've owned VWs all my life and love my 2003 beetle since I bought as second hand with 13,000 miles on. It is a great city car, easy to park and maintain; we've traveled to Canada, around the East C...
July 29, 2014
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
We helped our daughter buy this cute little POS - the dealer we purchased it from bought it at an auction and had no idea what nightmare awaited. My daughter (21) has wanted a green bug since she ...