2009 Volkswagen GTI Consumer Review: Great Car, Very Problematic

2009 Volkswagen GTI - Consumer Review

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Base 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Manual)

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Great Car, Very Problematic
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2009 Volkswagen GTI 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


I purchased this car and it seems I got unlucky with the buy vs other GTI owners who have never had any issues with the car. It has been one year, and already I have had about 3 major repairs done to the car. The car is great to drive, very fun, but I guess in my case very problematic and have been to the dealer with repairs in the last year over 7 times. From electrical issues, to an intake manifold being cracked from bad mold casting, to air conditioning falling apart and need replacement. However, I do recommend you purchase an extended warranty and VW has completed all repairs, but as far as satisfaction with the car. I am VERY VERY displeased and dissatisfied.

Best Features

Extremely fun to drive, torque and safe

Worst Features

I suggest, getting an extended warranty and cross your fingers you don't get a bad car from the bunch.
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