With two small children, we need a safe, reliable, and stylish car. Because I had to coast to get off the freeway, I felt I needed to be as far to the right in the 'vehicle breakdown lane' as I could. As a mature woman, I truly appreciate the control I feel when I drive my 2014 6 speed Mustang. Taut, agile and quick, the latest version of Volkswagen's venerable hot hatch is fun to drive and so much more. After 3 months of ownership, I noticed the following problem: when vehicle starts to slowly accelerate from a complete stop, vehicle surges back and forth jerks constantly until you pick up speed then condition goes away. I hope you find your car match! An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
Caution: Make sure to do your research before modifying your car. I now have 20k miles on the car and my dsg is clunky, unsmooth, and sometimes the reverse gear does not even work, it just goes into neutral and stays there until I go back into park and switch back to reverse. And now has gone out a second and a third time. Perhaps you should buy something brand new just to make sure you get no problems. Lost faith in car and traded it in. I am having so many problems with my transmission that im thinking that I should have just got the manual.
Under application of throttle, revs will rapidly rise without accompanying increase in vehicle speed, revs will then settle back to a normal rate of increase in keeping with the car's acceleration. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. It gets an honest 32 mpg. There is a manufacturer defect with this transmission. Engine overheated back in October. In sport mode it stays in the powerband all the time, and downshifts as you enter corners.
Especially at highway speeds when lightly getting on an off throttle. You may damage your car or void your warranty. Dec 201730645 km Passenger side daytime running light failed. I wonder if vw makes quality vehicles anymore? The all-seasons the car comes with are terrible. Sometimes it's out for hours, other times days. Even when you're tossing the car around corners through autocross or a canyon run, it frees up your right arm and makes staying in the proper gear easier without ever taking both hands off the wheel for maximum control.
Auto headlight fault and wiper fault. After bringing my car to lindsay Volkswagen in sterling, va, I was informed that the problem was bad clutch and that the repair would not be covered under my warranty. Dealer found crimped wires and repaired. Sometimes it slams into gear very harshly with even the lightest pressure on the pedal. After cold start, car fails to engage 2nd gear.
Time in shop was waiting for the differental part to arrive from Canada. What the service manager showed me was pretty much what me and the several people presume is manufactured wrong. Something needs to be done. This is a big issue in traffic due to the lag that exists in application of throttle to actual movement. I will literally put the pedal to the floor and the car will either rev and not move, or simply stutter for 2-4 seconds. I just returned from Europe. Dealer eliminated possible causes, first by replacing the return spring followed by the over center spring.
Although my foot does not move, the engine goes into a cycle of power surges. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? Luckily there driver avoided hitting me and I was safe. The transmission is a little jerky- No reliability issues. I get a lot of miles out of my tank and it's usually a good time. Similar failure as previous repair. Transmission shifting rough before repair. However, my fiancee can't drive a manual and I'd like her to drive my car.
Something has to be done before it costs someone their life. So I finally replicated my defect at another vw service center and a service manager who is well aware of the issue, and willing to work with me and vwoa. Was performe under warranty at no cost to me. A few times when the hesitation would occur it almost caused me to get into an accident. Car was shaking from left to right sideways.
Ride comfort is super great, but you can add up miles like nothing and not notice. Dealer removed intake manifold to replace fuel injector from previous trip. Taut, agile and quick, the latest version of Volkswagen's venerable hot hatch is fun to drive and so much more. There's fairly frequent discussion of what you should consider. As of right even after given repairs, my car is still having problems, snapping sounds during the vehicle turning or clunking sounds under engine loads and transmission loads. This seems to be a common issue with 2017 Golf R's.