Volkswagen Cabrio Problems

Consider These

PainRank (?) Year Model Watch For
0.22 2002 Cabrio engine
2.61 2001 Cabrio exterior accessories

Avoid These

PainRank (?) Year Model Beware Of
2.61 2001 Cabrio exterior accessories
0.22 2002 Cabrio engine

Generation 4

Gen Score

1.82 PainRank™

Watch Out For These Problems

  1. power windows fail in the 2001 at 90000 miles
  2. rough idle and acceleration in the 2000 at 36000 miles
  3. if it can break, it will break in the 1999 at 40000 miles

Areas the Breakdown

Generation 3

Gen Score

0.93 PainRank™

Good Luck Avoiding

  1. door molding falling off in the 1998 at 48000 miles
  2. convertible top is deterioriating in the 1998 at 54000 miles
  3. machine gun engine noise when decelerating in the 1995 at 78000 miles

Areas the Breakdown

NHTSA Information

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a government agency designed to "keep people safe on the roadways." Here's a look at the number of times NHTSA has recalled and investigated the Cabrio.