The 6th generation of the GLI has a cumulative PainRank™ of 3.29. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 2006–2013 GLI model years have sent in 20 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (30%) followed by the body (20%) and the engine (15%).