Volkswagen GTI Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a Volkswagen GTI is $797. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Volkswagen GTI Problems

Volkswagen GTI vehicles have 35 reported problems.The most commonly reported Volkswagen GTI 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 ...
The check engine light may illuminate because of evaporative (evap) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum l...

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Group 4
Group 4
Above Average
The Volkswagen GTI Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 34th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $797 which means it has higher than average ownership costs. While repairs are more frequent than average for the GTI, these issues are often minor, so you can expect to make slightly more trips to the shop than normal.

Volkswagen GTI Reviews

Volkswagen GTI vehicles rate highest in Body and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common Volkswagen GTI Questions

There are 175 related questions for Volkswagen GTI vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Volkswagen GTI questions.
Engine suddenly would not run, awful clanking when trying to start.....timing mech. broke???
Compression check showed all 3 cylinders were 175 psi, cylinder 3 was 125.. best option and least cost
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