Volkswagen Golf R Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Volkswagen Golf R Problems

Drivers of the Volkswagen Golf R may experience a clunking noise associated with acceleration from a stop, or downshifting for hard acceleration.
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop.
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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Golf R years 2013, 2012, and 2016 are the most likely to experience problems.
2013 Volkswagen Golf R
2012 Volkswagen Golf R
2016 Volkswagen Golf R
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