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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$7,981

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 49456 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Monica, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$6,469

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 80758 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fond Du Lac, WI
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$7,991

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 114010 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$5,000

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 99215 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Crystal Lake, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$7,758
Price Reduced

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 128068 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greeley, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$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

$5,000

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 140065 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Auburn, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$4,864

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 93025 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$6,995

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 98833 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Metairie, LA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$6,789
Price Reduced

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 53659 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$6,696

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 99725 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Colorado Springs, CO
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$7,000

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLX

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 85731 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sterling, VA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$5,980

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 96414 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Concord, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$9,972

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 27194 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hendersonville, NC
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

$4,990

2001 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 118171 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Laramie, WY
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy
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