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What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Golf GTI?

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has a total of 17 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the interior (29%) followed by the hvac (17%) and the engine (11%).

The Golf GTI only has one generation which runs from 2015 to 2017. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 3.81

How Golf GTI Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
7th Gen Golf GTI 2015–2017 17 3.81

Worst Overall Golf GTI Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Golf GTI complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Golf GTI Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on