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2008 Volkswagen GTI Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Volkswagen GTI

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Volkswagen GTI is between $684 and $836 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
43
2008 Volkswagen GTI
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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43
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39
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$760
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacin...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 17, 2016
2008 Volkswagen GTI
I recently purchased a 2008 GTI and could not be any happier with its performance. Decent fuel effeciency is not sacrificed by having a turbocharged engine. I can get where I need to go both quickl...
April 15, 2010
2008 Volkswagen GTI
My husband bought this car because everyone ranked it as a best buy...but we have been really disappointed with this car. From poor VW dealership/parts shops. To the VW policy that they are okay wi...
February 20, 2009
2008 Volkswagen GTI
I love it! Everything is perfect from the back windshield wiper going on when it detects water when you back up to everything! lol