Volkswagen Beetle Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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The annual maintenance cost of a Volkswagen Beetle is $631. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Volkswagen Beetle Problems

Volkswagen Beetle vehicles have 22 reported problems.The most commonly reported Volkswagen Beetle problem is: Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which w...
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care shoul...

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Volkswagen Beetle Reliability Rating
Above Average

The Volkswagen Beetle Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 26th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $631 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.

Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

Volkswagen Beetle vehicles rate highest in Drive Train and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common Volkswagen Beetle Questions

There are 1000 related questions for Volkswagen Beetle vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Volkswagen Beetle questions.
topok to dealership to get keys programmed for my vw beetle. 1st said, can't program it as it need new battery cable...
When I start my car check engine light is on and nothing seems to wrong seems to run fine then about a week ago I not...