2007 Volkswagen Rabbit

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34 reviews
Available Price Range $3,448-$9,180 Trims2 Combined MPG 26 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit

Our Take

Volkswagen brought its fifth-generation Golf to the U.S. in 2006 and dubbed it the 2006.5 Rabbit — bringing back an old model name and retiring the Golf badge. For 2007, the Rabbit is availab... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy compared to segment
  • Difficult backseat entry and exit in two-door

Notable Features

  • Shares components with VW Jetta
  • Larger engine and interior than Golf predecessor
  • New exterior colors
  • Standard auxiliary input


Our Expert Reviews

It pains me to admit that I really kind of like it when automakers drag old model names out of the closet and slap them on the skin of a fresh, new automobile.That's what Volkswagen did with the Rabbit, an old-school name reintroduced late in 2006 and rolling into the 2007 model year.OK, before you purists tear into me, I totally get that this Rabbit is actually a fifth-generation VW Golf ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.9 out of 5

Based on 34 reviews

Another great VW!!!

by Thumper from Catonsville, Maryland on July 9, 2011

For anybody that is looking for a small vehicle to get better gas mileage without sacrificing the space of an SUV, this is the car for you. I have the two door version of the rabbit and i can fit 4 go... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage





Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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