Vehicle2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
ReviewPurchased new 2011 Golf TDI 4/30/11 and was excited to bring it home. Unfortunately, The engine had moderate corrosion on all aluminum parts. Unclear as to how this occurred. May have been exposed to sea water during shipment from Germany. Big disappoinment.
Best Featuresexterior design
Worst FeaturesLeather interior, more upgrade options.
on 05/15/11 23:02 PM (UTC)
Is the dealership or the manufacturer going to either replace the car, or is it fixable (at their cost)?Report it
on 07/18/12 20:52 PM (UTC)
All 2010-12 Golfs--gasoline or diesel--are built in Wolfsburg, Germany.Report it
on 08/06/11 11:30 AM (UTC)
It is impossible to be shipped from Germany, it was manufactured in Mexico...Report it
on 05/12/11 19:37 PM (UTC)
I worry about this aspect. It makes me think that the car was pre-owned or used by a dealership for test drives during the winter and had the odometer rolled back. Very suspicious.....Report it
on 04/19/12 03:24 AM (UTC)
Audiguy8, I beg to differ. Everything I've read about this car says it's built in Germany. The non-diesels might be Mexican but not the TDIs.Report it
on 05/14/11 11:56 AM (UTC)
I was supprised it had 170 miles on it for a new car at a new price of $29,000.Report it
on 10/06/15 03:32 AM (UTC)
It's common for the aluminum surfaces be pitted if parts of the car sat underwater when flooding occurs. Car dealers just clean them up and sell it. There are 8,000 vehicles deemed "flooded" per Insurance institute in the state of New Jersey per year.Report it
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