2000 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,132 - $3,552
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
22 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
90-150
Seats
4
Color:  Galactic Blue
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,132 - $3,552
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
22 City / 28 HWY
Horsepower
90-150
Seats
4

Volkswagen Beetle Models & Trims

GL $2,132 - $3,367
Horsepower: 115 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GLS $2,225 - $3,552
Horsepower: 90 hp - 150 hp
Engine Type: Diesel I4, Gas I4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GLX $2,243 - $3,458
Horsepower: 150 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.27

49 Reviews

5 star 47% 4 star 35% 3 star 16% 2 star 2% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

It is hard to find parts for it.

I dislike the outdated stereo system that can only play CD's. I like its compactness, size, and unique look/shape. I dislike it is engineering because mechanics that understand it are hard to come by and only the VW dealership will even look at it when problems like the eps light turn on. I really hate that light because it slows down the car and its dangerous when it randomly comes on while driving in the middle of the roadway.

- Gabriela M

It's the best car that I have ever driven even though it is 18 years old.

The biggest issue that I have with my car is electrical problems. The windows will sometimes get halfway up and than the buttons will not work right. Ill press up and they will go back down instead. The light does not always turn on when I open my door even though it is set to. My right headlight is dull no matter how new the bulb is. Other than that my car runs perfectly. It has never broken down or had any major issues.

- Sarah W

Volkswagen beetle- my favorite car! A great little car for first time drivers.

My bug engine tends to sputter very loudly, sounds like a go kart, good gas mileage however the engine is very loud and tends to rev in a concerning way. Very fast, stops and turns quickly, and is very cute! May be old but still runs well, my check engine light is always on but there is not a problem, that I have found, seems to be a recurring problem with Volkswagen unfortunately, however I would highly recommend.

- Christina H

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$2,132 - $3,367
$2,225 - $3,552

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 (hp)
90 - 150 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L SOHC SMPI I4 engine
2.0L SOHC SMPI I4 engine
1.9L SOHC EFI I4 turbo
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.4 (in.)
39.4 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.3 (in.)
41.3 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33 (in.)
33 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 (in.)
36.7 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12 (cu. ft.)
12 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/55HR16
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98.9 (in.)
98.9 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
32.8 (ft.)
32.8 (ft.)

Length

Length
161.1 (in.)
161.1 (in.)

Width

Width
67.9 (in.)
67.9 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2769 - 2818 (.lbs)
2785 - 2867 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
115 (hp)
90 (hp)

Torque

Torque
122 (ft. lbs.)
155 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
N/A (.lbs)
N/A (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available
Standard

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.5 (gal.)
14.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
27 (mpg)
26 (mpg)

City

City
23 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
30 (mpg)
29 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side N/A
  • Roof Strength N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
Not Available
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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