Volkswagen Golf GTI Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Cheap!!

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Volkswagen

Model:

Golf GTI

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Chris

Pros:None

Cons:Transmission

Fun car! Imperfect reliability and execution

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

Volkswagen

Model:

Golf GTI

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Frustrated

Pros:Fun to drive, beautiful interior

Cons:Poor build quality, VW refuses to fix issues W/car

Just plain bad!

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Volkswagen

Model:

Golf GTI

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Review submitted by:im4au

Pros:its fun to drive when it works!

Cons:reliability is non-existent, which is pretty norma

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