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1996 Volkswagen Golf Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Volkswagen Golf

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$682
Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a 1996 Volkswagen Golf is $682. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1996 Volkswagen Golf Problems

1996 Volkswagen Golf vehicles have 12 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1996 Volkswagen Golf problem is: High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without ...
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

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The Volkswagen Golf Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 25th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $682 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Golf.

1996 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

1996 Volkswagen Golf vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Brakes
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Most Common 1996 Volkswagen Golf Questions

There are 19 related questions for 1996 Volkswagen Golf vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
After changing the gearbox from automatic to manual it starts then cuts but it is cranking

1996 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

1996 Volkswagen Golf vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 98V160000.
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