I recently purchased a 2000 Beetle (2.0l auto) and from what I can tell it never shifts up to 4th gear. When in Drive, it does 80kph at 3000 rpm, 100kph at 4000rpm (or a smidgen under 4000), and 110 at about 4200 rpm. Do those rev counts that sound too high to you?
When cruising at 100kph, if...
I have a 2005 2.0L petrol convertible and I think I am having issues with the gears.
The Automatic gearbox has 6 forward gears and reverse.
When the engine is cold the gearbox is very smooth when it changes up and down through the gears. I'm not driving it hard at all.