The Generation 5 Golf spans the 2006—2010 model years.

It ranks 24th in reliability out of 38 generations.

What Breaks the Most in This Generation?

Compare Year-to-Year

Year PainRank™ Problems Most Problematic
2010 14.56 12 engine problems »
2009 1.5 3 engine issues »
2008 1.42 1 electrical complaints »
2007 N/A 0 N/A
2006 1.06 3 transmission problems »