Safety Ratings
2014 Volkswagen Golf
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints0
Number of Investigations0
2013 Volkswagen Golf
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints10
Number of Investigations0
2012 Volkswagen Golf
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints19
Number of Investigations1
2011 Volkswagen Golf
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints56
Number of Investigations1
2010 Volkswagen Golf
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints43
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Volkswagen Golf vehicles

2012 Volkswagen Golf (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2011 Volkswagen Golf (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2010 Volkswagen Golf (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2004 Volkswagen Golf (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

2003 Volkswagen Golf (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

Used VOLKSWAGEN GOLF for sale under $5,000

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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL

$3,499

2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 154264 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, NE
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,991

2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 108208 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Davie, FL
  • MPG: 29 City / 40 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$3,888

2000 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 181617 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Olympia, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$3,495

2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 186000 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: El Cajon, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,909

2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 85790 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 26 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$2,988

2000 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 104097 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Wayne, IN
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$4,495

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 104000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Doral, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,500

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 121265 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,559

2005 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 168078 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$3,488

2000 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 121220 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,999

2000 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 195000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bremerton, WA
  • MPG: 29 City / 40 Hwy

2001 Volkswagen Golf GL

$4,029

2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 127598 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,995

2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 167800 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$2,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 153293 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chantilly, VA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

1997 Volkswagen Golf GL

$2,499

1997 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
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