Compare with other GTI generations
It ranks 7th in reliability out of 38 generations.
This generation has 5 complaints. 40% are about the transmission.
The most problematic year is the 2008 with a PainRank of 1.06.
The most painful problem is slams into gear in the 2006. Chances are it happens in other years as well.
There are 6 recalls, 1 investigations, and 284 TSBs about this generation.