Safety Ratings
2001 Volkswagen New Beetle
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 3.0000
Number of Recalls10
Number of Complaints228
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle vehicles

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle (7/25/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V265000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION.

Defect: IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LAMPS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE; OR THE LAMPS COULD COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCHES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 26, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle (9/12/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V244000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." CHILD SEAT ANCHORAGES INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE'S REAR SEATS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY MARKINGS, AND THEIR LOCATION AND USE BE DESCRIBED IN THE OWNER'S MANUAL.

Defect: THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT MARKED OR DESCRIBED AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD.

Corrective Action: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUPPLEMENT FOR THE OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALSO ONE SET OF FOUR GUIDANCE FIXTURES INTENDED TO USE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHILD SEATS EQUIPPED WITH RIGID OR SEMI-RIGID LOWER ANCHORAGE ATTACHMENTS. ALSO ENCLOSED WILL BE FOUR DECALS TOGETHER WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND A TEMPLATE FOR ATTACHING THE DECALS TO THE LOWER SEAT BACKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle (1/31/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V031000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).

Defect: THIS CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE for sale

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2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

$5,511

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 104843 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GL

$3,762

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 115672 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

$3,900

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 147943 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: West Frankfort, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle Sport

$4,987

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE SPORT

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 104053 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Marion, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

New Listing
$6,999

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 130495 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Auburn, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GL

New Listing
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2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 194459 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Stillwater, OK
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

$4,981

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 159731 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lithia Springs, GA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLX

$5,455
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2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 125671 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: White Bear Lake, MN
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

$5,991

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 90438 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hayward, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLX

New Listing
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2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 177000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Caldwell, ID
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLX

$6,218

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 127187 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Olathe, KS
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GL

$3,995

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 100993 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Salt Lake, UT
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLX

New Listing
$3,919

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 120043 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS

$6,988

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 101929 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hayward, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen New Beetle GLX

$3,986

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 107403 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: El Monte, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy
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