2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2014

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (13%)

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (92%)

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 220hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Great Britain
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

6000 mi
Well known issue in the UK. Noise from rear suspension. Replaced rear shocks and top mounts. Problem as bad as ever. Many UK non DCC Golfs with same issue. VW cannot fix. Its unbelievable see MK7 Forum for this problem. 

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

4200 mi
Started and ran rough, threw a code. No problem found; car running fine. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Sep 2013 - Apr 2017
Oct 2014

9700 mi
Water pump failed. Repair included new water pump, drive belt, and coolant flush. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Hampshire, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

1000 mi
Parking brake sensor faulty. Car would not sense brake released and continually "chimed". 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2016 - Apr 2017
Dec 2016

30000 mi
Sensor on intake manifold failed. Dealer replaced intake manifold under warranty. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Arizona, United States
Jan 2014 - Feb 2017
Nov 2014

15800 mi
Notorious water pump failure. Came home, noticed puddle on the floor, dropped off car at 8am. Picked up at 10:30 repaired. Warranty 

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Jun 2015 - Jul 2016
Feb 2016

15900 mi
AC Control unit "lost" all programming. Dealer reflashed the unit's software 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2016
Jun 2016

23000 mi

US $750
Turbo intercooler broke, lost all turbo power to the engine. Dealership said it was my fault and there was "a crack" but there was nothing. Tried jipping me for 1500 turned it down. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Oct 2014 - Oct 2016
Aug 2015

22400 mi
Window switch one-click up not working. Switch replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Mexico, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2016
May 2014

2200 mi
Defective Secondary Pressure Motor. It took the dealer three tries but they fixed it. 
Oct 2015

16300 mi
Rear passenger door did not close properly. The door clasp came loose and had to be screwed back in. 

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2017
Jan 2016

43800 mi
Noticed a squeaking noise coming from the front of the car when going over rough roads or speed bumps. Replaced Front roll bar links which had too much play. Rear window cleaning fluid sprayer stopped working. Fix by reattaching the hose to it. 
May 2016

54700 mi

US $50
Driver's door seal was leaking causing water to enter and got my arm wet in heavy rains. The seal was replaced. It hasn't rain since the seal being replaced so no idea if it is fixed. Fixed with VW CPO warranty. I paid the deductible 

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2014 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 122hp 1.4L I4 7-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in South Africa
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

7440 mi
Interior trim panel on driver side, inside sill. Looks like holding clips had broken. 

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