2003 Volkswagen Eurovan Consumer Reviews

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2003 Volkswagen Eurovan
4.5
Average based on 6 reviews
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"addicted to VWs"

by from Baltimore, Maryland on November 2, 2006

My family owned a 2003 VW Eurovan. It was indisputably the nicest car we had ever owned. Our entire family liked it so much, my father purchased another one of VWs products. A 2002 VW Jetta. The Euro...
My family owned a 2003 VW Eurovan. It was indisputably the nicest car we had ever owned. Our entire family liked it so much, my father purchased another one of VWs products. A 2002 VW Jetta. The Eurovan's handling was smooth, its appearance unique, and its comfort unimaginably relaxing. We also found out how amazingly safe it was. In the fall of 2006, we were involved in a horific accident on a local interstate. We were hit in the back, shoved forward into another car, pivoted left into a pick-up truck, slammed into a cement wall before hitting a guard rail. As you can imagine, our car was totaled. Praise God no one in the accident was hurt. Though the car was destroyed, our family remains thankful to the Lord and to German engineering for completely protecting us. Now my family only considers purchasing Volkswagen vehicles. Everyone else should too, if they want true quality.
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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Vantastic

by from West Coast on October 30, 2010

LOVE my 2002 weekender eurovan...for work and play. Completely reliable. Costs a bit more to replace brakes and tires.. they are heavy duty...well worth it though. i will be buried it it. I even tow m...
LOVE my 2002 weekender eurovan...for work and play. Completely reliable. Costs a bit more to replace brakes and tires.. they are heavy duty...well worth it though. i will be buried it it. I even tow my cool little travel trailer when I am compelled to visit other lands.
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Purchased a used car

Does recommend this car

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Best Van on the planet!

by from Stockton, CA on January 25, 2013

I love love love my Eurovan MV, I owned my Passat for 7 years and my family has grown love VW so i got my van. It is the best thing I have ever driven and after my kids are gone off to college it will...
I love love love my Eurovan MV, I owned my Passat for 7 years and my family has grown love VW so i got my van. It is the best thing I have ever driven and after my kids are gone off to college it will still be me, my dog in my van tearing the highway up! I love VW and my Eurovan, there really is no competition or comparison.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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vw didnt know how to repair it.

by from Huntington, New York on January 12, 2010

Great for what it could have been.Sunroof leaked, rear brakes replaced at 30k miles,muffler corroded at30k.VW finally found the ball joint problem after randomly replacing tie rod,shocks and caliper i...
Great for what it could have been.Sunroof leaked, rear brakes replaced at 30k miles,muffler corroded at30k.VW finally found the ball joint problem after randomly replacing tie rod,shocks and caliper in the right front wheel.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, etc.)

Does not recommend this car

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The most versatile vehicle I have ever owned

by from Lake Tahoe on October 19, 2010

The Eurovan Weekender is my second VW camper. Altho it does not have the full package the full camper does, I don't miss it. I have my own stove etc which I don't have to carry when not using. Also it...
The Eurovan Weekender is my second VW camper. Altho it does not have the full package the full camper does, I don't miss it. I have my own stove etc which I don't have to carry when not using. Also it is 18" shorter than the EV camper and so will fit in my garage. Love it.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

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Most Fun Money I've Spent in a Long Time

by from San Diego, CA on August 20, 2016

The 2003 Eurovan is one of the most fun vehicles I've ever driven or owned. It has a similar feel to the old VW Bus - high up with a flat steering wheel - but with much better engineering and a lot mo...
The 2003 Eurovan is one of the most fun vehicles I've ever driven or owned. It has a similar feel to the old VW Bus - high up with a flat steering wheel - but with much better engineering and a lot more power. Mine is a basic GLS and I love the huge open box with windows all-around. I like the styling and it still gets a fair amount of attention when I take it out. I gather it wasn't a very popular van when it was sold; and the 2003 was one of the last and best years where they used the standard 6-cylinder VW engine and transmission as used on other VW products. It puts out well over 200 horsepower, more than double the power of the old rear-engine buses, and it can move out quickly. The visibility is unparalleled and it cruises effortlessly on the freeway. The A/C works great too with lots of vents throughout the cabin. We have attached a screen on the back door for camping and we have a portable camp oven and other camping toys so I don't miss the camper-van features at all. It is a much more useful daily vehicle without all those extra built-in fixtures (and a whole lot cheaper). My only complaints about the Eurovan are the lack of a glove compartment and the height of the front doors off the ground - it's a high jump for us old, short people. As a solution, I bought an aftermarket storage and drink console that goes between the seats from EuroCampers; and I am considering getting aftermarket side steps. I also don't know enough about the reliability of the van yet, since it's not my main vehicle, it's 13 years old, and I've only put about 250 miles on it - out of over 240,000 total. Oh, and the radio kind of sucks too. We plan to use it for the beach and for camping trips locally and hopefully further afield. It's a unique van that can be found cheaply in the GLS package, but the MV popups and camper vans cost a small fortune. Unless you have a big bunch of kids and plan to camp a lot, it hardly seems worth the extra cost. The GLS is a big winner!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, etc.)

Does recommend this car

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