No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Volkswagen reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Volkswagen Passat: Key replacement cost
Help! I lost the keys to my Volkswagen Passat! What is the cheapest way to replace them? Read more
Porsche cops close to $1 billion fine in 'Dieselgate' fallout
Porsche has confirmed it will not contest a AU$853.9 million (535 million euros) fine laid down by German prosecutors overnight for its role in the VW Group diesel cheating saga. Read more
Volkswagen Polo and Mitsubishi Triton recalled
Volkswagen issues recall for potentially explosive airbag, while Mitsubishi rectifies defective side-steps. Read more
Volkswagen Golf 2016: Warranty
My mother bought a new Volkswagen Golf Highline with Driver Assist Pack in Feb 2016 with three-years new car warranty. Last August, the active cruise control stopped working with an error message in ...Read more
Which big family cars do you recommend?
I have a family of five and my children are tall. I want to buy a two or three-year-old SUV or bigger car to fit seven people, as we occasionally have extra people to take with us. I need a car that ...Read more
Volkswagen Touareg 2007: GVM and GCM
Cannot find details of the GVM and GCM of the 2007 VW Touareg or the manual, need to know the GCM please. Read more
Volkswagen Golf GTi: Is it a good first car?
I'm 17 looking for my first car and am looking into getting a Golf GTI Mk 6 DSG (2009-2013). Will this car be reliable first car or will it be prone to issues? Read more
Volkswagen Golf 2010: Can I make a claim on a failed transmission?
I purchased my 2010 Volkswagen Golf new from a dealership and have had it serviced since I first purchased it in 2011. It is a 118 TSI DSG Golf and has done approx. 148,000 km. The transmission has ...Read more
Volkswagen Polo 2014: losing water
My 2014 VW Polo Vivo 1.4 has never bothered me when filling it with water every second day. It used to take sometimes two months without needing any water. Now I fill it every second day. What could ...Read more
Volkswagen Golf 2011: Engine failure
The 1.4-litre, 118 kW engine in my 2011 VW Golf is starting to fail after 200,000 km.I'm looking at replacement second hand motors and was wondering if I could replace the engine with the 2012 Mk 6 ...Read more
Volkswagen Golf 2011: Accelerator problems
While driving last week, my 2011 VW Golf suddenly lost all connection with the accelerator and slowed down to a stop.I took the car to VW to have a diagnostic test and the mechanic came back and said ...Read more
Volkswagen Multivan 2010: Engine replacement or rebuild?
Our 2010 VW Multivan broke down in Sydney, but we live in Canberra. The car is at an NRMA workshop in Hornsby. They have told us we either need a full rebuild or a new engine, with both quoted at ...Read more
Volkswagen Golf 2010: What's a good replacement car?
My wife has 2010 VW Golf Comfortline and wants to trade it on a Hyundai i30 Active. We have also looked at Mazda3 and Holden Astra, but is there anything else we should look at? She just does local ...Read more
Volkswagen Polo 2015: Is it safe to buy?
Is it safe to buy a 2015 VW Polo? Does it suffer from the DSG issue? What model years should I avoid? Read more
Volkswagen Golf: Is it a good first car?
I'm looking at a 2014 VW Golf Highline for my son’s first car. Do you think this is a good choice and do you know of any problems they might have? My price range is $15,000-$20,000. Is there a better ...Read more
What's a good car for a mid-life crisis?
I'm in full-on "I'm turning 50 soon" mid-life crisis mode and have decided that I "need" a sporty-ish car.I am selling one of my bikes to prove to my wife that I'm serious. I've driven the current VW ...Read more