What's Wrong with the Volkswagen GLI?

GLI owners have made 20 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the interior (30%), followed by the body (20%) and the engine (15%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the GLI.

Comparing GLI Generations

The GLI only has one generation which runs from 2006 to 2013. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 3.29 which ranks 22nd. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
6th Gen GLI 2006–2013
20 3.29

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The Worst GLI Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.