2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible ReviewsThe redesigned 2008 New Beetle Convertible is a 2-door, 4-passenger convertible that is available in 4 trims - the New Beetle Convertible S, the S PZEV, the SE, and the SE PZEV. Both trims are equipped with a customary 2.5-liter, I5, 150-hp engine... A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard on the S with a 6-speed automatic transmission (with overdrive as optional) and a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard on the SE PZEV. The 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible comes with a 50000mi/48 month basic warranty.
The Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible comes with all of the following features as standard: pre-wiring, oil cooler, front power outlet, safety airbags, roll bar, emergency fuel shut off, trunk anti-trap, remote fuel door release, traction and stability control, ABS brakes, alloy wheels, tire detail, full-size spare tire, stereo system with CD player, keyless entry with remote, remote releases, remote controls, vehicle and radio anti-theft, power accessories, valet lockout, wheel locks, anti-lockout device, removable convertible top, intermittent wipers, glass rear window, folding/signaling/heated/and power adjustable exterior mirrors, tinted glass, rear defroster, illuminated vanity mirrors, air-conditioning, rear HVAC ducts, cruise control, outside temperature gauge, tire pressure monitor, tilt steering, front bucket seats, seat height adjustment, multiple storage compartments, and daytime running lights.
Available as standard on the SE includes a heated washer system; wind deflector; and heated front seats. Optional premium upgrades include a CD changer and a trunk or rear mounted CD changer.
The 2008 Volkswagen New Beetle has a starting base price of $23,200.