There are 266 complaints over 23 Beetle model years. These can be broken down into 2 generations with their collective PainRank™. The higher the score, the faster you should run away.
There are 40 complaints spread out over 6 years. 20% are for windows complaints.
There are 226 complaints spread out over 14 years. 21% are for windows issues.
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Let's take a look at the wost overall Beetle complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.
The complaints are sorted by their relative PainRank™ – a score created by combining data about when the problem started, how much it costs to fix, and the overall pain rating submitted by owners.
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