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What's Wrong with the Volkswagen Vanagon?

The Volkswagen Vanagon has a total of 2 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the hvac (50%) followed by the cooling system (50%) and the .

The Vanagon only has one generation which runs from 1981 to 1990. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 0.68

How Vanagon Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Vanagon 1981–1990 2 0.68

Worst Overall Vanagon Complaints

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

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