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What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Transporter?

The Volkswagen Transporter has a total of complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the exterior (50%) followed by the drivetrain (50%) and the .

The Transporter only has one generation which runs from to . To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.75

How Transporter Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)

Worst Overall Transporter Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common Transporter 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 Transporter Years

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