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2005 Volkswagen Beetle Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Volkswagen Beetle

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The annual maintenance cost of a 2005 Volkswagen Beetle is $609. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2005 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

2005 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles have 15 reported problems. The most commonly reported 2005 Volkswagen Beetle problem is: Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks.

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2005 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

2005 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Body
Overall (1 Reviews)
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Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
2005 Volkswagen Beetle Reliability Rating
Below Average

The Volkswagen Beetle Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 18th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $609 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Beetle.

Most Common 2005 Volkswagen Beetle Questions

There are 15 related questions for 2005 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 2005 Volkswagen Beetle questions.
I have never had a convertible top and when we put it down, it does not lock into place. It also will not come by up....
When i start my car and drive it for a awhile and turn it off at nite i have to jump it off before it'll start.

2005 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls

2005 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles have 3 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 07V063000.