Volkswagen Reliability

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Volkswagen models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Volkswagen.

In the statistics for 2020, all the 3,756,226 breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Volkswagen models.

We have sorted the available data by the make and model. Choose the Volkswagen model you are interested in.

Volkswagen Reliability by Model

Source: ADAC

owner  VW owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

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Recent Volkswagen Recalls

Volkswagen-T-Roc-2021-seatbelt-retractor
07. 06. 2021

The retractor of the front right seatbelt may be defective. As a result, the seat belt may fail to lock when … .

Volkswagen-Tiguan-towbar
04. 06. 2021

The towbar swivel mechanism may have a defective locking pin. As a result, the pin could break while driving, increasing the … .

Volkswagen-Golf-2020-airbag-sensors
12. 04. 2021

Faulty crash sensors for the airbag restraint systems may have been installed in the doors. This could impair the protective effect … .

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