There are 19 owner complaints spread out over 3 years, but the most belong to the 2013.
This generation ranks 23rd in reliability out of 43 overall Volkswagen generations.
This generation has been recalled 0 times. It's also part of 0 investigations and has 0 TSBs.
- body / paint front doors creaking & popping in the 2013 GLI at 1833 miles
- clutch premature clutch failure in the 2012 GLI at 60000 miles
- AC / heater A/C compressor failed in the 2006 GLI at 76000 miles
- accessories - interior dash rattles when accerelating in the 2013 GLI at 2061 miles
- body / paint door does not close properly in the 2013 GLI at 10 miles
- wheels / hubs loud squeaking/rubbing noise when turning in the 2013 GLI at 2439 miles