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2017 Volkswagen Golf Reliability Ratings

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2017 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE Recall Date: 07/10/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf and Golf Sportwagen vehicles. The build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in "Park." As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 33168
  • Consequence: Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "Park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. Volkswagen issued owners an interim notification on August 10, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37L5.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 27, 2014 to JUL 21, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 37L5
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V464000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE Recall Date: 12/28/2016
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5947
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 26, 2016 to JUL 28, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V955000

2017 Volkswagen Golf Warranty

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf is covered by a three-year/36,000-mile warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 9/28/18

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