What Wrong with the Beetle Generation 1 (1998—2011)?

It ranks in reliability out of 38 generations.

Most Common Problems

Compare Year-to-Year

Year PainRank™ Problems Most Problematic
2011 1.03 1 windows problems »
2010 0.33 2 windows issues »
2009 3.64 13 windows complaints »
2008 1.78 5 lights problems »
2007 4.14 16 interior issues »
2006 10.03 19 interior complaints »
2005 8.09 20 transmission problems »
2004 17.5 32 transmission issues »
2003 15.68 24 transmission complaints »
2002 9.12 13 windows problems »
2001 8.82 23 engine issues »
2000 8.71 35 engine complaints »
1999 7.41 16 brakes problems »
1998 2.06 5 engine issues »