Volkswagen Beetle 2005 Hatchback

This generation of Volkswagen Beetle has been produced from September, 2005 to January, 2011. We can provide information about 6 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Volkswagen (VW) is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 2.0 litres and power of from 75 to 150 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 1.9 litres and power of 105 HP.
The car is available with both manual (5 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Volkswagen Beetle 2005 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7 to 9.4 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 5.4 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Volkswagen Beetle 2005 hatchback petrol engine version is Volkswagen New Beetle 1.4, consuming 7 litres per 100km.
According to user reviews, Volkswagen Beetle real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 11 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +6% for petrol engines and +15% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Volkswagen Beetle modification.

Volkswagen Beetle 2005 hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 168 to 226 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 146 grams per kilometer. From Volkswagen Beetle with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Volkswagen New Beetle 1.4 which produces an average of 168 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.7 seconds has Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8 Turbo version, conversely the tardiest one is Volkswagen New Beetle 1.4 reaching this speed only in 14.6 seconds. The maximum top speed is 203 km/h for the 1.8 petrol 4-cylinder 150 hp version (Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8 Turbo).

Lenght of Volkswagen Beetle is 413 cm, it is medium size car. Volkswagen Beetle gross weight is from 1650 to 1750 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Volkswagen Beetle trunk space is 214 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 769 litres.

This Volkswagen (VW) is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3200 €. Users calculated Volkswagen Beetle 2005 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2800 € cost per year and 0.25 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 47%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Volkswagen Beetle for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Volkswagen Beetle prices and costs.

Volkswagen Beetle modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volkswagen New Beetle 1.4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen New Beetle 1.6 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8 Turbo

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.7 seconds

1.8 Petrol 150 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen New Beetle 1.9 TDI 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0 2.0 Petrol 115 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0

Only version with automatic transmission

2.0 Petrol 115 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (4)

Volkswagen Beetle prices

Volkswagen Beetle 2005 - 2011 hatchback price in Latvia is from 2200 € to 4200 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Volkswagen Beetle price is very high - Volkswagen Beetle is approximately for 74 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2005 - 2011 prices). Volkswagen Beetle high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Volkswagen (VW) could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Volkswagen Beetle 2007 price 2200 € 3300 € 4200 €
Volkswagen Beetle 2006 price 3400 € 3500 € 3600 €
Volkswagen Beetle 2005 price 2400 € 2900 € 3600 €

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Volkswagen Beetle reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Volkswagen Beetle reliability is entirely high. In the roadworthiness tests in 2018 defects were detected in an average of only 17.9 percent of Volkswagen Beetle of this generation (on average 10 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 24.3%.

Volkswagen Beetle reliability and quality

Volkswagen Beetle 2005 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Volkswagen Beetle with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
84%
Metallic paint
54%
Adjustable steering wheel
32%
Heated seats
19%
Climate control
14%
Rain sensor
11%
Leather upholstery
11%

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Volkswagen Beetle reviews

At the moment we dont have reviews about Volkswagen Beetle manufactured from 2005 to 2011.
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Volkswagen Beetle 2000 Hatchback Petrol, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2000 (new car) Owned for:280`000 kilometers (20 years)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
6
   female, age 72
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